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Aster laevis, Smooth Blue Aster

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Aster laevis, or Smooth Blue Aster, is a 2-4 foot hardy perennial for full to part sun and dry to medium moist soils. Smooth Blue Aster has leaves and stems with a pale glaucous bloom and deep blue flowers appearing in late summer. The perennial serves as a nectar source for butterflies.

Light: Sun-Part Sun
Soil moisture: Medium-Dry
Height: 4′