New England Aster Picture

Clusters of very showy 2 inch purple flowers with bright-yellow centers from August through October, crowded narrow 3-5 inch leaves on stout stems, attracts butterflies, food plant for caterpillars of the Pearl Crescent Butterfly (Phyciodes tharos), good rain garden plant, great cut flowers.

Average To Moist
Sun To Part Shade
3-6 foot tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 3a-9b
Perennial

Native Range: NS west to e. MT, south to NM & GA

Germination - Easy: Cold Stratify 8 weeks

New England Aster Seed Packet $4.00 (Temporarily Sold Out*)

*We normally carry this item but are temporarily sold out. We expect to have it available again as soon as our plants in production reach sufficient size/maturity or we harvest more seed. In some cases, plants may be recovering from caterpillar damage (Monarchs love our Milkweed), wind or hail damage, rampaging woodchucks, downed trees, or other natural issues. We are constantly updating our web site so please check back again.

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New England Aster Drawing