Fringed Aster

Aster ciliolatus

Also known as: Lindley's Aster

Light Conditions: Part Shade
Soil Conditions: Moist to Well Drained
Exposure Conditions: Moderate to Sheltered
Size: 1-4' T & Spreading
Bloom Period: August - September
Bloom Colour: Blue/Purple
Growth Habit: Fast
Spreads By: Seeds & Rhizomes

Good For Small Spaces
Good For Large Spaces
Long Bloom Time


Attractive Seed Heads
Fall Color
Deer Resistant
Edible/Medicinal Properties

Seed Price: $4.00
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Aster ciliolatus (Fringed Aster) Aster ciliolatus (Fringed Aster)

Seeds Per Package: 35

Description: Fringed Aster prefers shadier spaces but is sometime found in moist sunny ditches. Plant in with trees & shrubs where is can spread and bring great fall interest to the space. All Asters are important late season pollinators for bees and their late season blooms add color when most other wildflowers are finished for the season.

Found in Nature: Wooded areas and moist clearings.

Distribution: Foothill, Montane and occasionally the Prairies

Notes: Available as larger potted stock - pick up only.

Important Information: The "Bloom Period" is an indicator of the time period within which the wildflowers will bloom and does not describe the time period that a single plant will bloom. The "Sizes" listed are intended to be a general guideline to consult during plant selection. Plant growth and bloom times will vary depending on geographical location & individual site conditions. Please contact us with any questions you may have.