Native Plant Database

Callicarpa americana. Photo: Mervin Wallace

Southern Prairie Aster

Eurybia paludosa
Plant Type: Herbaceous Perennials
Native Environment: Prairie
Season of Interest: Winter (Nov - Mar)
Main Color: Blue, Purple
Fall Color:
Hardy From Zone:
Hardy To Zone:
Sun Exposure 
Full Sun
Soil
Moisture
Dry, Moderate
Nature Attracting
Wildlife Benefit
Butterfly / Moth Nectar
Animal
Resistance
Size

Height:

1 to
2
feet

Spread:

18 to
inches
Size
Height: 1 to
2
feet
Spread: 18 to
inches
Size
Height: 1 to
2
feet
Spread: 18 to
inches
Typical Landscape Use
Establishment and Care Instructions
Full sun, dry or medium soil.
Special Features
Special Usage
Fresh Cut Flower
Basic Description

The two-inch wide flowers are violet-blue with yellow centers on stems that are 1-2′ tall. Rare in the wild. Blooms in late summer to fall. Pollinators attracted to the late blooms.

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