Elliott's Aster

Elliott’s Aster (Symphyotrichum elliottii)
Elliott’s Aster (Symphyotrichum elliottii)

Common Name: Elliott’s aster 

Latin Name: Symphyotrichum elliottii


Habit:  A perennial wildflower that grows to a height of 3 feet and spreads by underground runners.

Leaves:  Alternate, oblanceolate with toothed margins.

Flowers:  Beautiful purple flowers that appear in late summer, fall, and winter.

Habitat: It occurs naturally on pond margins, wet ditches, wetlands and low areas with constant moisture.

Landscape:  Grows in part shade to full sun with moist to wet soils.

Range: Elliott’s aster is native to AL, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC, and WA.

Wildlife use:  Bees and butterflies use the flowers as a nectar source.

I have Florida ecotype seeds for Elliott’s aster at my Ebay Store here.

Elliott’s Aster (Symphyotrichum elliottii)
Elliott’s Aster (Symphyotrichum elliottii) growing along side a pond

Sharon's Florida specializes in Florida ecotype seeds.

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