“The many great gardens of the world… all make the point as clear as possible: The soul cannot thrive in the absence of a garden.” –Thomas Moore (1478-1535)
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Aster spp.

Fall Aster, Michaelmas Daisy

Garden(s):

Border, Eagle, Old Post, Oval, Shakespeare, Wall 1, Wall 2, Wall 3

Type:

Perennial

Height:

10-90 cm (4-36 in)

Spread:

15-30 cm (6-12 in)

Light:

Full sun, Part sun

Water:

Moderate, Heavy

Zone:

3

Bloom Time:

July, August, September, October

Bloom Colour:

Pink, Purple, Red, White

Foliage Colour:

Green

Soil:

Loamy

Notes:

Prefer cool temperatures, particularly at night. Attract butterflies. Many tiny flowerets make up their yellow centers. Requires good air circulation.