Symphyotrichum novae-angliae, New England Aster

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic

Butterflies are attracted to these purple, daisy-like asters that bloom profusely from late summer to early fall.  They are native to moist meadows, prairies, and open woods throughout much of North America.  In cultivation they are frequently used in wild gardens and tallgrass prairie restorations.

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Symphyotrichum novae-angliae

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