A late summer bloomer! New England Aster (Aster novae-angliae) is a magnificent fall perennial with small, daisy-like flowers in shades of deep purple, lavender and pink. Plants grow 3- to 6-feet tall and are an important late-season food source for bees and butterflies. Hardy to zone 4. (Perennial)
Each packet contains approximately 250 seeds.
Planting and Growing Tips:
Direct sow in sunny locations after all danger of frost has passed. Once established, plants are very hardy and will thrive in many conditions. Mulch well to conserve moisture loss and discourage weeds.
These beautiful late-blooming flowers grow in the poorest of soils and can take over a garden patch if you let them. To prevent self-seeding, cut plants back after blooming.