Aster laevis 'Bluebird'
- Long-blooming, late color
- Valuable nectar source for many butterflies
- Long-lived native plant
The beautiful lavender-blue flowers of Aster laevis 'Bluebird' add wonderful color to the late summer garden and are an excellent source of nectar for migrating monarch butterflies. The flowers are held in clusters atop the tall, clean foliage. This aster species is native to fields and prairies in much of the eastern United States. Also known as Symphyotrichum laeve 'Bluebird'.
Uses: Borders, Cottage Gardens, Erosion Control, Landscapes, Mass Planting, Naturalizing, Rain Gardens
Nature Attraction: Bees, Butterflies, Pollinators
Critter Resistance: Deer, Rabbits
Notable Features: Cut Flower, Drought Tolerant, Salt Tolerant, Long Bloom Time, Native
Photo Courtesy of Stonehouse Nursery