Aster can be perennials or annuals mostly with narrow leaves, and solitary or clustered, daisy-like flowers. These are the different types of aster flowers:
Aster amellus is a perennial also known as the Italian Starwort, Michaelmas Daisy, Fall Aster. The daisy-like flowers of the Aster Amellus are violet-blue and the center is yellow.
Harrington’s Pink Aster
Aster novae-angliae (Harrington’s Pink Aster) is a variety of aster that produces large clusters of flowers. The flowers of the Harrington’s Pink Aster are about one inch wide with pink petals and a yellow center.
Purple Dome Asters are varieties of Aster novae-angliae. However, this type of aster flower is purple with a yellow center.
Aster Frikartii is a hardy variety of aster that has lavender-blue daisy flowers with a yellow center.
Aster novi-belgii (Fellowship Aster) grows beautifully shaped, pale pink, double flowers that are 2.25-inches wide.
Calico Aster is a perennial plant that produces large white clusters of flowers.
Pink Aster (Callistephus Chinensis) is one of the easiest varieties of asters to grow. It’s an annual plant that produces double, pink chrysanthemum-like flowers.
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