Grow New England Aster from fresh Aster novae-angliae flower seeds. New England Aster will produce masses of gorgeous pink-purple blooms atop stems that grow 24 to 72 inches tall. Spreading up to 2 to 4 feet wide, it's leaves & foliage are attractive while it's petals are slender and accented with golden yellow centers. Grown as a perennial flowering plant, the New England Aster will establish a deep root system that allows it to return year after year. If temperatures are too harsh, this can cause the plants to die, however new sprouts can emerge from any seeds that fall to the bare ground.
New England Aster will not only draw our eyes and attention to them, they can also attract an array of beneficial insects as well. The plants are known for bringing in all sorts of butterflies and bumblesbees and is especially important to honey bees. You will also see an occasional Monarch butterfly making an appearance in the garden as well.
New England Aster is a bit of a quick growing plant and can take a fair share of space. with that being said, it's best to sow this variety directly in the flower garden, either by itself, or in the background of other low growing flowers. New England Aster has been in gardens all over the world for decades, displaying their gorgeous, eye catching blooms to onlookers through the late summer months, up until the first killing frost.
This Aster seed packet is 3.25″ x 4.50″ in dimension and includes a clear & colorful illustration on the front. It also includes detailed seed sowing instructions on the reverse side as well.
All Aster seeds sold by Seed Needs are Non-GMO based seed products and are intended for the current and the following growing season. All seeds are produced from open pollinated plants, stored in a temperature controlled facility and constantly moved out due to popularity.