Symphyotrichum (Aster) chilense
Pacific aster and California aster
A perennial that is a member to the Asteraceae (Sunflower) family. It grows fast up to three feet tall and wide. The blue and lavender flowers bloom in Summer.
- Plant in full sun or partial shade
- Best in medium slow draining loamy clay soils.
- Best if not watered once established
- Deer resistant
- Attracts bees, birds, and butterflies
- Hardy up to 5 degrees
- Native to California