One of the largest plant families is the world is the Aster Family or Asteraceae. Sometimes still referred to by its older name Compositae for its “composite” heads of small flowers that look like single large blooms, this plant group encompasses over 1,000 genera and about 20,000 species.

This Formula mixed aster provides a striking mix of colors—white, pink, purple and shades in between. Start indoors and transplant when they’re about 3″ tall. Attracts butterflies.

LifeCycle: Annual

Uses: Beds, Cut Flowers

Sun: Full Sun

Height: 24 inches

Spread: 12 inches

Sowing Method: Indoor Sow

Bloom Duration: 4 weeks

Special characteristics:

*non-aggressive

*non-invasive

Special uses:

*cut flowers – The cut flowers are attractive but short-lived. New England asters (A. novae-angliea) last longer.

*wildflowers

*naturalistic garden

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