Types of Aster Flowers

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

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.

Close up of several Aster Amellus flowers in full bloom.

Alpine Aster

Alpine Aster

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.

A bunch of Aster novae-angliae - Harrington's Pink Aster flowers in full bloom.

Tatarian Aster

Tatarian Aster

Purple Dome

Purple Dome Asters are varieties of Aster novae-angliae. However, this type of aster flower is purple with a yellow center.

A field of Aster novae-angliae (Purple Dome Aster).

Aster Frikartii

 Aster Frikartii is a hardy variety of aster that has lavender-blue daisy flowers with a yellow center.

Close up of a single Aster Frikartii flower in full bloom.

Aster Tongolensis

Aster Tongolensis

Aster Novi-belgii

Aster novi-belgii (Fellowship Aster) grows beautifully shaped, pale pink, double flowers that are 2.25-inches wide.

Aster novi-belgii

Calico Aster

Calico Aster is a perennial plant that produces large white clusters of flowers.

Calico Aster

Pink Aster

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.

Pink Aster (Callistephus Chinensis)

Sea Aster

Sea Aster

Last update on 2021-01-15 / Affiliate links / As an Amazon Associate this website may earn from qualifying purchases.


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