Plant Family Guides: Aster Guides
25 Types of Daisies You Should Grow
Discover a stunning variety of daisies - From the captivating Gerbera Daisy to the delightful Shasta daisy or African Daisy, a symphony of petals beckons!
Aster novae-angliae (New England Asters)
Providing an outstanding late-season show with its masses of violet or lavender daisy-like flowers, New England Aster (Aster novae-angliae) is one of the tallest and most spectacular of the Asters. Native to North America, it is easy to grow, long-lived brings cheerful fall color, and is a great source of nectar for butterflies.
Aster novi-belgii (New York Asters)
When many perennials are fading toward the end of the season, New York Asters (Aster novi-belgii) burst into bloom and deliver an outstanding show of color in the late summer and fall gardens.
Aster amellus (Italian Asters)
Providing a bold splash of color in the late-season garden with its masses of lavender-blue starry flowers, the Italian Aster (Aster amellus) is one of the first Asters to bloom, doesn't need staking, and is not sensitive to mildew.
September Birth Flower: What is my Birth Flower?
Embrace September's birth flower: Aster or Morning Glory, symbolizing love, wisdom, and the fleeting beauty of each day.
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