Symphyotrichum lateriflorum 'Lady in Black'

Lady in Black Aster

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Item #: 3232

Zones: 4a to 8b

Dormancy: Winter

Height: 40" tall

Culture: Sun to Part Sun

Origin: United States

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)

(syn: Symphyotrichum lateriflorum) This is an exciting Dutch selection of our native aster from the garden of Herman Van Beusekom. From a dormant crown in late spring, the 3' tall rigid stems rocket upward, branching as they grow like fireworks exploding. Each stem is clothed in very tiny, black-purple leaves. In late summer, the architectural stems are tightly covered in small, white, star-shaped flowers. A. 'Lady in Black' is a great addition to borders and large floral arrangements alike!