Smooth Blue Aster

  • Bloom Time: Aug – Oct
  • Bloom Color: Blue/Purple
  • Height: 24 – 60 inches
  • Sun: Full to partial
  • Soil: Medium to dry

Caterpillar food for:
eastern tailed-blue (Cupido comyntas), silvery checkerspot (Chlosyne nycteis), pearl crescent (Phyciodes tharos), gorgone checkerspot (Chlosyne gorgone), northern crescent (Phyciodes selenis)

Butterfly food for:
checkered white (Pontia protodice), clouded sulphur (Colias philodice), orange sulphur (Colias eurytheme)

More information: Minnesota Wildflowers