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Symphyotrichum praealtus (Aster praealtus)
Full to part sun, wet to medium moisture level; prefers fertile loamy soil. 3 ft. height, blooms in fall, blue flowers, spreads by rhizomes to form small to large colonies.
Germination Code: C(30), D
Native Region: ?
Attractive plant with abundant flowers. Can be aggressive in preferred habitat. Attracts many kinds of insects including bees and butterflies and is larval food for some butterflies and moths.