Fall Asters

I've had Fall Asters in my gardens for years and they never disappoint. They're a welcome addition to any garden. Their blooms add color to my gardens at a time when most of the other flowers are about done for the season.
Fall Asters are very hardy perennials which multiply quickly. I divide and transplant them in Spring, trying to scatter them throughout my gardens. By doing this it ensures that when Fall arrives there are touches of their vibrant color in all areas of the gardens.
One of the perks of having them in your gardens is that they attract butterflies and bees. They love to swarm all over them, enjoying the nectar.
Gorgeous...easy to care for...attracts butterflies and bees...blooms when few others do...what's not to love about this beautiful perennial? I can't imagine not having it in my gardens!

Judy Walters Weiss
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  • Elizabeth Siegle Elizabeth Siegle on Oct 04, 2016
    What zone(s) do they do best?

  • Cindy Foxall Thomas Cindy Foxall Thomas on Sep 17, 2021

    We are moving and I just bought an aster plant this spring and I have until the first week of November. Can I safely dig this plant up and put in pot for the winter to take with me? I live in Zone 5


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  • J_canepa J_canepa on Oct 04, 2016
    I would try a local garden center or landscaper. I would want to know if it is a mildew and if so what, as they can be controlled and it may be a local condition to your area, humidity is a common culprit or poor drainage.

  • DEBBIE DEBBIE on Oct 09, 2016
    I must be doing something wrong. Mine got tall and fell over. Not full and thick like yours. Any suggestions?