Symphyotrichum (Aster) chilense
Symphyotrichum (Aster) chilense
Symphyotrichum (Aster) chilense

Symphyotrichum (Aster) chilense

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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 to slow draining loamy clay soil 

- Deer resistant

- Attracts bees, birds, and butterflies

- Hardy up to 5 degrees

- Native to California