Aster lat. 'Lady in Black'

Calico Aster or Symphyotrichum laterifolium

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Aster lateriflorus ‘Lady in Black’

  • Dark purple almost black lacy foliage
  • Twiggy stems and branches support lots of tiny pale lilac flowers with rosy stamens

Height: 24-36 in
Spread: 24-3 in

Zone: 6-8
Color: Lilac

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Butterflies


  • Cut Flower/Foliage
  • Native Selection
  • Fall Color
  • Mass Planting
  • Disease Resistant

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant


  • Full Sun

Foliage Color:

  • Purple
  • Almost Black


  • Upright

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Fall

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water
  • Moist, Well-Drained

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