Showy Aster

Common name Showy Aster
Latin name Aster conspicuus
Type Perennial
Height 24-40"
Spread 18-36" Spreader
Light & Water
Full sun:
Part sun:
Zone 3
Bloom months
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
Bloom colour Blue, mauve
Foliage colour Green
Foliage categories Green
  • Attracts pollinators
  • Erosion control
  • Fall colour
  • Native to the Okanagan
  • Spreader/self-seeder (Spreader)

Spreads by creeping rhizomes and by seed. Good for wildflower meadow. Spreads quickly in moist or fertile soil.

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