New England Aster

CHARACTERISTICS
Plant Height 2 to 6 ft.
Seed Count 1,000,000 Seeds per LB
Botanical Name Symphyotrichum novae-angliae
Life Cycle Perennial
Environment Full Sun to Partial Shade
Preferred Sites Wet to Mesic Soils
Bloom Period September-October
Flower Color Purple
Pollinator Value Excellent
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Description

New England Aster

 

New England Aster is native to most of the United States and can be found as an ornamental throughout the country. This late blooming perennial forb is an excellent nectar source for migrating butterflies, like the monarch.

 

  • Found in moist prairies, meadows, stream banks and roadsides
  • Beautiful purple and yellow flowers
  • Late blooming from September-October
  • Reaching 2-6 feet in height
  • Adapts to wide range of soil types
  • Seed in fall or spring
  • Cold stratification recommended if seeding in spring
  • Commonly used for prairie restoration and beautification

 

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