New England Aster
Size: 2 to 6 feet tall
Light: full sun
Soil: varies but fertile is best
Pests: none serious
Divide: late winter or early spring
Range: Upper, Middle, Lower, and Coastal South
Recommended selections: 'Harrington's Pink' (picture at left), 'Alma Potschke,' 'Hella Lacy,' 'September Ruby,' 'Purple Dome'