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Directory of Wildflowers

New England Aster
Aster novae-angliae (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae)

Flowers of New England Aster
Flowers of New England Aster

Quick Profile

Exposure
Full Sun
 
Mature Height
3 - 7 Feet
 
USDA Hardiness Zones
4 - 8 
 
Native To:
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Michigan
Missouri
Ohio
Wisconsin
 
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
Wet
 
Bloom Color
Purple
 
Bloom Season
August - October
 

Features

Purple, daisy-like flowers.

Culture

Full sun; moist, well drained soils.

Notes

New England Aster is found in meadows and wet soils.