Conoclinium coelestinum

This is a great late season bloomer! This native plant is in the Aster family and develops beautiful clusters of blue to violet flowers. The leaves are triangular in shape and stems are purple. The flowers bloom from Jul-Nov and will attract late season butterflies and native bees. It’s a great nectar source for migrating Monarchs! It’s often found on stream banks, edge habitats, and wet meadows. This plant can spread quickly so may need tamed in a garden.

Sun Exposure

Full to Part Sun

Bloom Time

July to November

Soil Moisture

Moist to Medium

Plant Height

1-3 Feet

Host plant to

several moth species