Aster oblongifolius 'Raydon's Favorite'

Oblong-leaf Aster

Categories: Herbaceous Perennial

Originating near Lookout Mountain, Tennessee, drought tolerant ‘Raydon’s Favorite’ quickly forges a valiant, dense mound that gets buried under multitudes of bright blue-lavender daisies.

More About Aster oblongifolius 'Raydon's Favorite'

  • Fine garden plant for sunny border
  • A dense bushy plant
  • Smothered in fall with large blue-purple flowers

With late richly colored flowers, distinguished by sunlit yellow eyes and fine-textured single rays, and a no-fuss, orderly nature, it proves indispensable in the fall border

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30-38 Inches


12-28 Inches

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Aster oblongifolius 'Raydon's Favorite' Characteristics


  • Mass Plant
  • Border
  • Cut Flower / or Foliage
  • Dried Flower


  • Sun Tolerant
  • Part Sun/Part Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Nature Attraction

  • Butterflies

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Fall
  • Late Summer

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Average


  • Upright
  • Spreading