Aster (genus)

  • Design

    Awesome Asters

    What would autumn be like without asters? Boring, that’s what. Thankfully, I live in a place with a plethora of native asters that dot and decorate roadsides, fields, woodlands, and…

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    Regional Picks: Alternatives to Troublesome Plants – Northwest

    Troublesome Plant - Fall asters (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae cvs.)     1. ‘Mönch’ Frikart’s Aster Name: Aster × frikartii ‘Mönch’ USDA hardiness zones: 5 to 8 Size: 2 to 3 feet tall…

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    Regional Picks: Deerproof Perennials – Northeast

    Catmint Name: Nepeta spp. and cvs. USDA Hardiness Zones: 3 to 8 Size: 2 to 3 feet tall and wide Conditions: Full sun to partial shade; well-drained, average soil This…