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