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Aromatic Aster

Aster oblongifolius

Aromatic Aster has abundant blooms in late fall that are a magnet for butterflies. Shear Aromatic Aster back through July for shorter height and denser habit with more blooms. Easy-to-grow native asters return year after year. 

Abundant fall flowers
Attracts butterflies
Fragrant foliage and blooms

Gardening Suggestions for Aromatic Aster:

Plants may be sheared aggressively through late July or early August to create denser habit and increased blooms. Produced using Forrest Keeling's patented RPM Root Production Method ® technology for exceptional growth and survivability.

Key Characteristics:

Rabbit Resistant
Butterflies
Dry
Deer Resistant
Fragrant
Midwest Native
Height:
24-36 Inches
Spread:
24-36 Inches
Hardiness Zone:
3 - 7

RPM: Scientifically Proven to Grow Faster and Healthier

Forrest Keeling Nursery is the world-renowned originator of the RPM (root production method®) RPM technology. Our patented RPM tree technology yields unsurpassed survivability and plant growth, which makes Forrest Keeling plants the benchmark for wetland restorations and large-scale installations in any application.

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Additional Characteristics & Attributes

Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Average
Exposure
Full Sun
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Fall
Habit
Perennial
Program
Grow Native!
Plants of Merit
Attributes
Midwest Native
Drought Tolerant
Naturalizing
Erosion Control
Sun-loving
Fragrant
Mass Planting
Border or Bed
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Characteristics Key

Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humming- birds
Songbirds
Butterflies
Dry
Average
Moist, Well-Drained
Wet Soil
Cut Flower
Midwest Native
Dried Flower
Salt Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Climbing
Fragrant
Container
Great Foliage