Synonyms: Aster carolinianus
Life Span: short-lived perennial
Size: Height: to 10 ft
Flower Color: pink,purple,lavender
Noted for: Showy flowers, interesting foliage
Recommended Uses: Use as a sprawling vine in wet areas. Works well as a stand-along border along the edges of retention ponds.
Considerations: Its sprawling or climbing habit make it best for an informal or naturalized setting.
Availability: Quality nurseries, Seed
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, loam, organic material (muck)
Native Habitats: Marshes, swamps, lake edges, river banks, coastal hammocks, floodplains.
Distribution and Planting Zones
Map is based on minimum winter temperatures
Suitable to grow in:
Other Comments: The author has one growing on a hummock area around a cypress tree.