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Sky Blue Aster (Aster oolentangiensis)


Seeds/Plants available to buy at the Sky Blue Aster Store.

Plant Names (Nomenclature)

Common Plant Name Sky Blue Aster
Scientific Plant Name Aster oolentangiensis
Other Common Names Azure aster
Other Scientific Names Aster azureus, Symphyotrichum oolentangiense
Common Family Name Aster
Scientific Family Name Asteraceae


Native Status Kansas Native
Native Definition Native Species: Native to Kansas and the United States

Growth Characteristics

Growth Habit/Form Herb broad-leaved, herbaceous (non-woody) plant; wildflowers and forbs
Life Span Perennial herbaceous; lives three or more years
Maximum Height 3.0 feet height in feet
Maximum Spread 3.0 feet width in feet
Flower Color Blue, Lavender colors of the flowers
Flowering Season September - October typical months to expect blooms
Reproduction Seed Only methods of reproduction

Growth Requirements

Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Moisture Medium to Dry


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