New England Aster - Symphyotrichum novae-angliae
New England Aster is a gorgeous native perennial and butterfly magnet which occurs in moist prairies, meadows, thickets, low valleys and stream banks. It is a stout, leafy plant typically growing 3-6' tall with a robust, upright habit. Features a profuse bloom of daisy-like asters (to 1.5" diameter) with purple rays and yellow centers from late summer to early fall. Rough, hairy, lance-shaped leaves (to 4" long) clasp stiff, hairy stems. Flowers are very attractive to butterflies on their fall migrations.
Our seed packets of this species contain approximately 300 Pure Live Seeds.