Origin: US Native
Other Common Names: Western Silver Aster
Bloom Time: Late Fall
Height: 8” to 12”
Spacing: 12” to 15”
Light: Full Sun to Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry
USDA Zone: 4b-9a
Germination: No pre-treatment needed. Sow seeds on soil surface at 70F and water. Slow to germinate.
Seeds Per Oz: 41500
One of the more challenging wildflowers to grow, this perennial is well worth the effort! Pretty purple flowers grace the silky grey-green leaves. Sometimes called the 'Silver Aster', it's fuzzy and somewhat silvery foliage makes this a distinctively beautiful wildflower! It has at times been used for it's medicinal properties in treating arthritis. This sprawling, fall-blooming wildflower is a striking addition to any meadow, rock garden, or prairie planting!
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Note: Many wildflowers can grow in areas outside of their natural range.
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