Gloriously and deeply purple, New England Aster closes out summer in a blaze of intense hues, blooming alongside the solar yellows of goldenrods in meadows everywhere. A great pollinator plant and a foundational species for meadow plantings and perennial borders.
Aster species are host plants for the Pearl Crescent butterfly.
Height: 3′ – 6′ Blooms: September – October
Habitat: Average to moist, sun to part sun