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Aster oblongifolius 'Raydon's Favourite'
Common Name: Aromatic Aster Family: Asteraceae (The Aster Family)

Aster 'Raydon's Favourite' is a very showy, low-growing, mounding aster that produces hundreds of daisy-like blue-lavender flowers with yellow centers in September and October. It has fragrant foliage. A great late season nectar source for butterflies.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Americas - North America

Native Habitat:
Dry gravel prairies, dolomite prairies, gravelly hill prairies, limestone glades, and rocky bluffs along major rivers.

ClassDeciduous Primary Bloom ColourBlue
TypePerennial Secondary Bloom ColourYellow
Height2-4' Bloom TimeSummer - Fall
Spread12-24" FragranceYes
Light ExposureSun Part Sun Foliage ColourGreen Bluish Green
Soil MoistureAverage Dry Stem Colour
Hardiness3-8 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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Recommended Companion Plants:
Leucanthemum x superbum ‘Alaska’
Amsonia hubrichtii

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