Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants

Crooked-stemmed Aster

Crooked-stemmed Aster

Symphyotrichum prenanthoides (Aster prenanthoides)

Full to part sun, moderately wet to medium moisture level, most soils except clay, moderately acid to neutral pH.  1-3 ft. height, blooms in fall, purple flowers, spreads by rhizomes.

Germination Code:  C(60), D

Native Region:  Ridge and Valley and Blue Ridge provinces of East Tennessee and in Lewis County in Coastal Plain Province

Handsome flower.  Attracts butterflies and bees.

flower;sun;wet;loam
flower;sun;wet;sand
flower;sun;medium;loam
flower;sun;medium;sand
flower;sun/shade;wet;loam
flower;sun/shade;wet;sand
flower;sun/shade;medium;loam
flower;sun/shade;medium;sand

Leave a comment below. (Comments will remain hidden until approved by site administrators.)

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s