Symphyotrichum oblongifolium 'October Skies' (Aromatic Aster)
Low-growing, but extremely showy, Symphyotrichum oblongifolium 'October Skies' (Aromatic Aster) is a compact perennial forming a mound of radiant color from late summer to fall with its profuse, rich sky-blue daisy-like flowers adorned with deep yellow centers. The aromatic, bushy, rich blue-green foliage creates a lovely backdrop to these charming flowers. Native to North America, Aromatic Aster is easy to grow, long lived, brings cheerful fall color and is a great source of nectar for…
Aster x frikartii 'Mönch'
Buy Aster x frikartii 'Mönch' from Sarah Raven: This Michaelmas daisy has lovely bright lavender-blue flowers around golden hearts. Pollinators love them.
“Pollinator Paradise” Demonstration Garden | NC State Extension
What’s in Bloom? September 1, 2014 Photos by Debbie Roos, Agricultural Extension Agent. All plants native to the North Carolina Piedmont unless otherwise noted. Sedum and licorice hyssop Goldenrod ‘Solar Cascade’ with orange coneflower and purple blanketflower New England aster ‘September Ruby’ with wild ageratum Here’s What’s Blooming This Week Achillea x ‘Moonshine’ Yarrow * exotic Agastache ‘Acapulco Orange’ Hummingbird mint * Mexico Agastache x ‘Blue Fortune’ Anise hyssop * hybrid of ...
Aster novae-angliae 'September Ruby' (New England Asters)
A favorite for fall color, New England Aster 'September Ruby' features abundant, daisy-like, bright ruby-rose flowers with large sunny yellow centers. Blooming for 4 weeks or longer, from late summer to late fall, this eye-catching beauty easily enlivens any sunny corner of the garden. Native to North America, it is easy to grow, long lived, brings cheerful fall color and is a great source of nectar for butterflies. Typically grows up to 3-4 ft. tall (90-120 cm) and 18-24 in. wide (45-60…
Grasses and perennia... stock photo by Annie Green-Armytage, Image: 0610759
Grasses and perennials in late summer, early autumn. Plants include Aster macr... Image:0610759 - Stock photo from GAP Gardens, garden & plant photography
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Sandwiched between storms and West Country wet, a miraculous week fell upon the final round of planting. We’d been lucky, with the ground dry enough to work and yet moist enough to settle the final splits from the stock beds.