Symphyotrichum pilosum
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Hardiness Zone: 3-8 Height: 1-4 feet; 0.3-1.2 metres Spread: 0.5-2 feet; 0.15-0.6 metres Sun: Full sun Water: Medium to dry Wildlife: Bees, butterflies, wasps, and flies are attracted to the flowers of Frost Aster. Aphids, moth caterpillars, plant bugs as well as other insects feed on this plant. Bloom Colour: White and yellow Culture: Prefers medium to dry soil and easily adapts to growing in loam, clay, or gravelly matter. Noteworthy Characteristics: Frost Aster has hairy stems that turn brown as they mature. The leaves are hairy, linear and alternately arranged. The plant produces compound flowers with white ray florets that surround yellow disk florets. The florets are later replaced by seeds that are wind-distributed.