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Climbing Aster

Climbing Aster

Scientific Name

Symphyotrichum carolinianum

Particularly Attractive To

Geographical Considerations

Will this plant grow in my area?

Hardiness Zones

6a to 9b

This is a native Florida plant.

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Yard Conditions

Will this plant grow in my yard?

Optimal Light

Climbing Aster grows best in Full Sun.

Light Range

It performs in Full Shade to Full Sun

Soil Texture

Any Texture

Soil Moisture

Well Drained to Wet

Soil pH

Slightly Acid to Slightly Alkaline (6.0-7.2)

Salt Tolerance

Low to None

DroughtTolerance

Medium

Wind Resistance

Not known

Toxicity

Not known

Nematode Tolerance

Not known

Appearance

What will it look like as it grows?

Plant Type

  • Vines

Plant Shape

  • Spreading
  • Sprawling

Leaf Persistence

Climbing Aster is Deciduous

Spread

2-4 feet

Height

1-12 feet

Growth Rate

Moderate

Leaf Size

Medium

Leaf Texture

Medium

Flower Size

Small

Flower Month

  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November

Flower Color

  • Pink
  • Purple

Additional Detail

Larval food plant for pearly crescent butterfly. | Pests/Diseases: none serious | attracts butterflies, birds, pollinators

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