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Eurybia spectabilis

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Plant types and subtypes: Perennials

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun, part-shade

Water Use: low

Soil Moisture: dry, moist

Soil Description: average, loam, sand, gravel/rock

Height: 1'-2'

Bloom Time: August, September, October

Bloom Color: purple, blue

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Additional Tags: attracts bees, attracts butterflies, clumping, colonizing, cut flowers, deer resistant, drought tolerant, fall interest, naturalizing, rare, rock garden plant

Eurybia spectabilis (eastern showy aster)
  • Eurybia spectabilis (eastern showy aster)
  • Eurybia spectabilis (eastern showy aster)

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Description

Eurybia spectabilis

Also known as:

eastern showy aster

,

low showy aster

Scientific Synonyms:

Aster commixtus, Aster smallii, Aster spectabilis, Aster spectabilis var. cinerascens, Aster spectabilis var. suffultus, Eurybia commixta

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, CT, DE, GA, MA, MD, NC, NJ, NY, PA, RI, SC, VA

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Endangered: MD, PA
  • Threatened: CT, NY

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Asterales
Family Asteraceae Aster family
Genus Eurybia aster
Species Eurybia spectabilis eastern showy aster