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Texas Aster

Aster oblongifolius

Other common names

Fall Aster, Wild Blue Aster, Aromatic Aster


Full sun to part shade


Height - 3 feet

Width - 4 feet

Plant Type

Native shrubby perennial


Close up view

Full plant view

Save Water   Low to medium water required
More Color   Purple flowers in fall
Attract Wildlife   Butterflies consume nectar in fall while migrating
Reduce Maintenance   Cut down to ground after hard freeze
Texas Tough    Can cut back by half in middle of summer to control size

Interesting Facts

Easy to grow - is an excellent fall bloomer.  Important fall nectar source for migrating butterflies.

Texas Asters in Frisco

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