New England Aster
The brilliant flowers stand out from a distance; provides food and cover for wildlife.
General Product Information:
Item Number: ASTNOV02
Species Type: Native
Herbaceous Flowering Species, Pollinator Favorites, Riparian Sites, Uplands & Meadows, Wet Meadows & Wetlands
Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: A flowering species with branched stems.
Habitat: Fields, roadsides, moist meadows.
Bloom Period: Late summer
Flower Color: Purple
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 6.5 Ft
Pollinator Value: Very High
Indicator Regions (view map & key):
Northcentral & Northeast: FACW
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACW
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACW
Shade: Full Sun
Approximate seeds per lb: 1,100,000
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 0.5% and not more than 3.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fine