UMass Extension Greenhouse Crops and Floriculture Program

New England Aster

Common Name: 
New England Aster
Scientific Name: 
Aster novae-angliae
Family Name: 
Asteraceae

Identification Notes

Plant Habit of Growth: 
erect, very tall 3 to 5 feet.
New England Aster
New England Aster
Leaves: 
linear to lanceolate up to 3 inches long.
New England Aster Leaves
Flowers: 
numerous 2 inches heads in loose terminal clusters.
New England Aster Flowers
Propagation Method: 
division and cuttings.
Landscape Uses: 
bg; naturalized areas.