calico aster

Calico Aster

  • Bloom Time: Aug. – Oct.
  • Bloom Color: White, Purple
  • Height: 2 feet
  • Sun: Full to shade
  • Soil: Medium-wet to medium-dry

Caterpillar food for
Aster Flowerhead Caterpillar (Eucosma parmatana), Aster-head Phaneta (Eucosma tomonana), Essex Phaneta (Eucosma essexana), Hoffman’s Cochlid Moth (Cochylis hoffmanana), Speyer’s Cucullia (Cucillia speyeri), Goldenrod Gall Moth (Epiblema scudderiana)

Butterfly food for
Fiery Skipper (Hylephila phyleus), Common Branded Skipper (Hesperia comma), Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme), American Snout (Libytheana carinenta), Viceroy (Limenitis archippus), Pearl Crescent(Phyciodes tharos)

More information: Minnesota Wildflowers