Aster - Smooth Blue is a Colorado native perennial that grows between 24"-48" in height and blooms fall with 1"-2" diameter purple petted flowers around a bright yellow center. Also hese leaves are smooth to the touch which making this species distinct from other Aster species. Also, Native to the front range of Colorado it will attract bees and butterflies from the region.
Botanical Name: Aster laevis
Height: 24-48 inches
Life Cycle: Perennial
Bloom Season: Fall
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Hardiness Zones: 4-8
Colorado Native Plant
Native Habitat: Prairies, Meadows, roadsides
More importantly here is what you get!
At Finding Nectar, you can purchase Aster - Smooth Blue (Aster laevis) in a 4 inch pot,So grown from seed, without the use of systemic pesticides, and are nurtured in living soil. We prioritize the root health of our flowers rather than forcing them to bloom, giving them the best chance to flourish in your yard within the first year.
Here is why it's important
At Finding Nectar in Arvada, Colorado, we highly value pollinators' vital role in ecosystems and food supply. Therefore, we thoughtfully select plants, like the Aster - Smooth Blue (Aster laevis), to support them.
These nectar-rich and pollen-filled plants nourish bees, butterflies, and more. By using our pollinator-friendly species, you actively preserve essential beings and create a thriving garden. Moreover, as a dedicated nursery serving the Front Range, you can shop worry-free about climate suitability.
Join us in creating a sustainable environment for both plants and pollinators! So, choose Finding Nectar for a greener future. Act now and make a difference with Finding Nectar!