Western aster and Purple Aster.
A flat perennial with a 6" flower spike with 2"purple flowers. Likes sun, regular water unless you're in a mountain climate with more than 30 inches of rainfall. Grows from southern California to Alberta and New Mexico. Ours have survived well on 1/week water and full sun. Reports from the Bakersfield area are similar. Lawn border or next to bird bath.
Aster adscendens, Aster ascendens,
Aster chilensis ssp. adscendens ,
Aster macounii ,
Aster subgriseus ,
Symphyotrichum ascendens tolerates no drainage and seasonal flooding.
Symphyotrichum ascendens is great for a butterfly garden.
Symphyotrichum ascendens's foliage color is silver and type is evergreen.
Symphyotrichum ascendens's flower color is violet.
Communities for Symphyotrichum ascendens:Red Fir Forest, Northern Juniper Woodland and Central Oak Woodland.
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