Smooth Aster’s genus name has switched to Symphyotrichum, in case you have had trouble finding it. ‘Bluebird’ is a Mt. Cuba introduction, and it seems very happy here, having seeded about our property, providing blue flowers in September-October on plants that keep nice clean foliage. Yes it attracts pollinators and is deer and bunny resistant. Plants do very well in a range of garden situations situations. Grows 30-40″.” tall.
Hardiness zones: 4-8