Aster chilensis

Aster chilensis

Pacific aster

Low to moderate water requirement, can be drought tolerant, full sun; perennial. Lavender to white flowers bloom July to October. Occurs from valleys to midmontane, occasionally higher. Found in native or disturbed habitats. A good erosion control species.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
12 
- 24 
in.
Life Form: 
Perennial
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
Low - Moderate
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Average
Moderately Coarse: 
Best
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Best
Fine: 
Average

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Marginal
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Average
Seeding Rate: 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
49.00 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
2,668,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Lavender/White
Blooming Season: 
Summer
Fall