The Asters have a variety of colors that are sure to please any gardener. Although there are many flower colors, most of them have yellow centers. They require full sun for the most part and some species will bloom from spring until frost. They are a must-have in every butterfly garden. Butterflies love them for the nectar and caterpillars for their foliage. Donít pass up these wonderful plants; they will be a delight to have in your butterfly garden.
Attracts: American Lady, Cabbage White, Common Buckeye, Painted Lady, Pearl Crescent, Question Mark, Red Admiral, Viceroy, American Snout, Common Checkered-Skipper, Fiery Skipper, Orange Sulphur, Eastern Tailed-Blue, Lorquin Admiral, West Coast Lady, Sleepy Orange, Anise Swallowtail, Sachem, and more
Color(s): White, blue, red, pink lavender, purple
Sun Exposure: Sun
Soil: Fertile, well drained
Average Height: 24 in.
Average Spread: 12 in.
USDA Plant Hardiness Zone: 3 - 10
Note: Native to North America, grows quickly