Calico Aster or Symphyotrichum laterifolium

Aster lat. '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

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Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife:

» Attracts Butterflies

Critter Resistance:

» Deer Resistant

Foliage Color:

» Bronze
» Dark Green
» Purple


» Full Sun

Soil Moisture:

» Average Water
» Moist, Well Drained


» Upright

Season of Interest (Flowering):

» Fall