Aster (Symphyotrichum) novae-angliae
New England Aster
This aster has showy blue-purple blooms in late summer and early autumn. It is very tall and benefits from pinching or cutting back before July. A butterfly favorite and good for cutting. Provide good air circulation to reduce diseases.
Prefers full sun and moist soil, suitable for a rain garden. Readily self-sows- may be cut back to ground to prevent seeding or if unsightly. NATIVE.
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