Smooth aster has glabrous (smooth) blue-green foliage. The 1 inch single flowers are violet-blue with yellow centers and are borne on large cone-shaped clusters in the late-summer through fall.Extra image courtesy of North Creek Nursery.
Interesting Notes Foliage is mildew-resistant and long blooming. The deer love to munch on the leaves.If this can be a problem take precautions! One of the longest-lived of the asters.
Growing Tips Easy to grow because it is not picky about soil. Can grow in dry or moist soils. Cut back in late winter or early spring(February or March).