Aster novae-angliae (New England Aster)
Nothing bespeaks fall like New England Asters. This Aster, originally from Montrose Nursery, has deep lavender blooms, each with a bright yellow eye. This perennial Aster grows from three to four feet tall and is smothered in blooms in late summer/early fall. It grows in full sun in soil that should not be allowed to get too dry. Zones 3-8. Quarts.