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Aster lateriflorus 'Lady in Black'
Aster lateriflorus 'Lady in Black'
Common Name: Calico aster

Who can resist plants with great names? Aster 'Lady in Black' is an elegant 3-4' mound of purplish-black strappy leaves smothered in red-centered tiny white daisies in late summer and early fall. A stronger, more statuesque sister of Aster 'Prince' that will thrive in average soil in sun or part shade, but shows best foliage coloration in full sun. Thousands of flowers per plant - a butterfly's dream!

Height: 2-3 Feet
Spread: 3 Feet
USDA Hardiness Zone: 3-8