Vibrant clusters of dark purple daisy-like flowers with

yellow-orange center disks on tall branched stems 

Naturally occurs in moist prairies, meadows, thickets, & streambanks 

Prefers moist, rich soils 

Stems can be pinched back before mid July to promote bushiness, but might delay blooms 

Blooms in full sun Aug-Oct 

Grows 3-6ft tall 

Provides critical late season nectar for Monarchs before migration & bees for winter store 

Sold in 2x3 inch pots 

New England aster - Symphyotrichum novae-angliae