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New England Aster # 1 Cg

Celebrate the transition to fall with the majestic beauty of New England Aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae), a tall perennial that graces your garden with stunning purple blooms adorned with vibrant orange centers from late summer to early fall. As one of the last blooms of the season, this plant plays a crucial role as a vital source of late-season nourishment for pollinators, attracting butterflies and bees with its abundant nectar-rich flowers. Whether planted in masse, attracting fluttering butterflies, or adorning floral arrangements, New England Aster captivates with its late-season splendor.

Ecological Benefits:

  • New England Aster serves as a vital food source for pollinators during the late summer and early fall when other nectar-rich flowers may be scarce, providing essential sustenance to butterflies and bees as they prepare for the coming winter.
  • The vibrant purple blooms of New England Aster act as a beacon for butterflies, attracting them to your garden and providing them with a valuable nectar source to fuel their journey and support their lifecycle.
  • Bees are drawn to the abundant nectar and pollen offered by the flowers of New England Aster, making it a favorite foraging spot for these essential pollinators, contributing to the health and vitality of local ecosystems.

Growing Details:
Flourishes in zones 3 to 10
Height: ~4inches
Width: ~24inches
Lighting: Sun, part shade