Aster puniceus Accepted name: Symphyotrichum puniceum

Purple Stemmed Aster (Swamp Aster)

Asteraceae

 

Height: 60-90 cm 

Flower colour: lavender

Flowering time: July - August

Sunlight: sun - partial shade

Soil: moist

pH: acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness: hardy

Plant range: eastern N-America

Tall plant that spreads fairly quickly with rhizomes.
 
Needs support.

Photos and experiences of growing this plant in Iceland are welcomed  in the comments below.

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