Symphyotrichum lateriflorum 'Lady in Black' (Calico Aster)

Height: 2-3 feet
Spread: 2-3 feet
Light: Full sun for best foliage coloration, but can handle part shade in the South.
Soil: Average soil and water.
Description: Small, purple-green leaves cover this herbaceous perennial. Rigid stems have a purple cast. Delicate white flowers with pink centers explode in late summer through fall. Plant in mass or in the mixed border. Cut back to 6” in June to keep a tight habit and produce more blooms.

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