About October Skies

Light lavender-blue 1" flowers with gold centers on mint-scented mounds. Pollinators appreciate that it blooms in late summer and fall when nectar is harder to find. Cultivar. *****

The scientific name used to be Aster, like the common name.

About Aster, Aromatic

Showy, low-growing, bushy plant with hundreds of daisy flowers in fall. Excellent cut flower. Host plant for silvery checkerspot butterflies.

Pot Size & Price
2.5-in. pot
$4.00
Height
15"–24"
Sunlight Exposure
Full Sun Partial Sun
Catalog
N003

Other varieties of Aster, Aromatic

Aster 'Dream of Beauty', pink long-petaled asters with yellow centers
Photo from Bluebird Nursery

Dream of Beauty

Catalog
N002
Aster Raydon's Favorite, many lavender blue small daisies
Photo from Brent & Becky's

Raydon's Favorite

Catalog
N004
Aster oblongifolius, lavender daisies
Photo from Glacial Ridge Growers

Wild Aromatic Aster

Catalog
N005