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Today's bloom is Aromatic Aster 'October Skies' (Symphyotrichum oblongifolium)

Bloom of the Day for November 4th, 2009:

Type of plant: Perennials

Bloom color: Light Blue, Blue-Violet

Bloom time of year: Late Summer/Early Fall, Mid Fall

Sun requirements: Full Sun

Cold hardiness: Zone 4a to Zone 9b

Height: 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing: 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

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the1pony wrote:
Absolutely gorgeous. :)

onewish1 wrote:
very pretty

stormyla wrote:
Great photo! I love these yard eating Asters!!