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Late Purple Aster, Spreading Aster
Symphyotrichum patens (Aster patens)
Full to part sun, medium to moderately dry moisture level, rocky or sandy soil. 1-3 ft. height, blooms in fall, purple flowers.
Germination Code: D
Native Region: Statewide
Low, spreading plant. Easy to grow. Attracts butterflies and bees.