Texas Aster Details

Texas Aster

  • Also Known As: Fall Aster, Aromatic Aster
  • Botanical Name: Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
  • Plant Type: Perennial
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Water Demand: Low, Medium
  • Landscape Use: Container, Deer Resistant
  • Ornamental Value: Lavender
  • Native/Adapted: Native
  • Wildlife Value: Butterflies (nectar source and larval food source)
  • Season: Fall
  • Deciduous/Evergreen: Deciduous
  • Plant Form: Spreading
  • Plant Spread: 4'
  • Plant Height: 3'


Excellent small mums of lavender with yellow centers. Easy to grow. 'October Skies' is a compact selection.

Perennial Care Guide

Texas Aster Photos