“Biological diversity is the key to the maintenance of the world as we know it.”
~ E.O. Wilson, Biodiversity
This tall aster produces hundreds of large violet purple to deep purple flowers with yellow centers in Sept. and Oct. The flowers are a favorite nectar source for migrating monarch butterflies. Praying mantis like to catch butterflies on them!
Medium Sun/Average Shade
Late (July - frost)
Butterfly / Moth Nectar