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Aster oblongifolius 'Raydon's Favourite'
Common Name: Aromatic Aster Family: Asteraceae (The Aster Family)

Aster oblongifolius 'Raydon's Favourite'
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'Raydon's Favourite' is a very showy, low-growing, mounding aster that produces hundreds of daisy-like blue-lavender flowers with yellow centers in September and October. It has fragrant foliage. A great late season nectar source for butterflies.

Geogrpahical Origin:
North America
Native Habitat:
Dry gravel prairies, dolomite prairies, gravelly hill prairies, limestone glades, and rocky bluffs along major rivers.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourBlue 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom ColourYellow 
Height2-4'  Bloom TimeSummer - Fall 
Spread12-24'  FragranceYes 
Light ExposureSun Part Sun  Foliage ColourGreen Bluish Green 
Soil MoistureAverage Dry  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone3-8  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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Recommended Companion Plants:
Amsonia hubrichtii

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