Douglas Aster on AmberAdd to Cart Add to Lightbox Download
The Douglas Aster is an Rhizomatous perennial wildflower with much-branched stems and light purple aster-like flower heads. It has Ray flowers are blue to purple and disk flowers are yellow. The flowers are 1-2 cm long. A distinguishing characterisitic of Douglas aster is its thick overlapping bracts beneath each flower head. Also, outer margins of thegracts have a thin, transparent (waxy/papery) look.
The Painted lady butterfly, red admiral, spring azure, orange sulphur, and woodland skipper butterflies are attracted to the flowers.
The Douglas Aster (Subspicatum) is generally described as a perennial forb/herb. This is native to the U.S. (United States) has its most active growth period in the spring and summer . The Douglas Aster (Subspicatum) has green foliage and inconspicuous purple flowers, with an abuncance of conspicuous brown fruits or seeds. The greatest bloom is usually observed in the late summer, with fruit and seed production starting in the summer and continuing until fall. Leaves are not retained year to year. The Douglas Aster (Subspicatum) has a short life span relative to most other plant species and a rapid growth rate.
- Douglas Aster on Amber.jpg
- BLT Studios unfocussed.com
- Image Size
- 3400x3456 / 7.1MB
- Contained in galleries
- Aster, Flowers - Floral