Symphyotrichum novae-angliae
New England aster



Seeds per packet  500
Light  Sun to part shade
Moisture  Medium to wet
Height  75 to 150 cm
Flowering  August to October
Germination code C 90 days
Other common names Michaelmas daisy

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New England aster is a stunning plant both in its appearance and for its ecological benefit to insects. Each fall, New England aster puts on a spectacular show alongside the goldenrods. It is a keystone plant in its role as a larval host and pollinator plant for butterflies and other insects.

For germination instructions see our Seed Treatments page.