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Big-leaved Aster

Plant Type: Herbaceous
Habitat: Woodland
Light Requirements: part sun, shade
Soil Moisture: mesic
Soil Type: All
Height: 1½ - 3 ft
Bloom Time: Aug-Sept
Flower Colour: pale blue, yellow centre
Comments: Larval Host for pearl crescent.
Germination: Seed will germinate upon being shifted to 70°F after 90 - 140 days of moist, cold stratification at 40°F
Alternate Botantical Name: Aster macrophyllus
Picture Copyright: Linda Read