Aster obl. 'October Skies'

Aromatic Aster or Symphyotrichum

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Aster oblongifolius 'October Skies'

  • Sky- blue flowers in August to October
  • Leaves are fragrant when crushed
  • Excellent ground cover
  • Tolerant of drought and poor soils

Height: 18-24 in
Spread: 18-24 in

Zone: 5-8
Color: Blue

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies


  • can be planted under Black Walnut Trees
  • Disease Resistant
  • Border or Bed
  • Fall Color
  • Mass Planting
  • Tolerates Clay Soil
  • Erosion control
  • Cut Flower/Foliage
  • Long Blooming
  • Ground Cover
  • Native Selection
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Low Maintenance

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant


  • Full Sun

Foliage Color:

  • Green


  • Clump forming

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Fall

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water
  • Moist, Well Drained
  • Dry Soil

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