Aster- New England (Aster novae-angliae)
Maturing to 5' tall, it is rich with purple flowers with orange-yellow centers from late summer to October. Popular with pollinators, it thrives in full sun or light shade in all but the driest soils. Drought-tolerant and deer-resistant.
Sun Exposure - Full, Partial
Soil Moisture - Wet, Medium-Wet, Medium, Medium-Dry
Height - 5 feet
Bloom Time - August, September, October
Bloom Color - Purple
Photo courtesy of Prairie Moon Nursery.