Symphiotrichum novae-angliae / Aster novae-angliae (New England Aster)


Large purple daisy flowers with yellow centers cover New England Aster in late summer. A large, bushy aster, it can reach around five feet high. New England Aster may also sport lavender or light pink blossoms. It’s commonly found in prairies and savannas and tolerates a wide range of soils. Asters are key pollinator plants that provide a welcome source of late-season nectar. Numerous moths use them as larval hosts.

  • Sun Exposure Prairie/Savanna
  • Soil Conditions Wet Mesic, Mesic
  • Height 5'
  • Flower Color Violet
  • Flower Time August, September, October
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