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PERENNIAL: Symphyotrichum novae-angliae (New England Aster)

Learn more about these lovely asters and watch a video with monarchs and other pollinators. Continue reading

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Stop by the Simpson Gardens 25th Anniversary Open House and see . . .

This video, filmed at Alexandria’s Simpson Gardens in early October by certified Master Gardener Mary Free, shows monarch butterflies foraging on asters, including native Symphyotrichum novae-angliae. You can view asters along with many other colorful, pollinator attracting flowers during the 25th Anniversary Open House at Simpson Park Gardens Sunday, September 30th. Continue reading

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