aster, Douglas' (Symphyotrichum subspicatum)
aster, Douglas' (Symphyotrichum subspicatum)
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aster, Douglas' (Symphyotrichum subspicatum)

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Description Douglas's aster is an attractive, easy to grow daisy-like plant that tolerates summer drought. A caterpillar food source for a large number of butterfly and moth species including the northern crescent, the field crescent, the painted lady, and the Isabella tiger moth (aka 'wooly bears'). The clusters of pollen and nectar-rich flowers attract late-season bees and butterflies. One of the latest blooming wildflowers in the northwest. Deer resistant, 
spreads vigorously by rhizomes and seeds. 
Plant Type Perennial forb.
Flower Color White, purple, blue.
Bloom Period Summer into fall.
Height at Maturity 12-48".
Plant Spacing Spreads to 2' wide.
Light Requirements Full sun, part shade.
Moisture Needs Moderate.
Soil Type

Moist and rich, but tolerates a wide range of soils, including saline.