Asters are an easy to grow perennial that grows well in average soils, but needs full sun. Asters come in blues, purples and a variety of pinks. All Asters are yellow in the center of the flower. They are daisy-like in appearance even though they are a member of the sunflower family. Asters come in a wide variety, with some less than a foot tall while others are two feet tall or more. Both large and smaller varieties make good cut flowers for vases and arrangements
Did you know? The yellow center of Asters is actually comprised of many tiny flowerets.