Showy Aster

Aster conspicuus

Light Conditions: Sun to Part Shade
Soil Conditions: Dry to Moist
Exposure Conditions: Moderate to Sheltered
Size: 12-36" T & Spreading
Bloom Period: July to October
Bloom Colour: Purple
Growth Habit: Moderate to Aggressive
Spreads By: Rhizomes & Seed

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 conspicuus  (Showy Aster) Aster conspicuus  (Showy Aster) Aster conspicuus  (Showy Aster)

Seeds Per Package: 30

Description: This plant will live up to its name and attract your attention with its size, larger leaves and bright showy blooms. Showy Asters would make a great addition to a larger flowerbed or naturalized planting by attracting attention in big space. Asters are a favorite of Bees and Butterflies.

Found in Nature: Moist to dry open and shady wooded sites.

Distribution: Common - Parkland, Western Boreal Forest

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.