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Asters in Abundance

Tuesday, August 28th, 2007 by Jenny Watts

Few hardy perennials offer such a lavish display of flowers as asters. Their beauty ranges from the small, spring-blooming rock asters to the almost overwhelming show of the tall, fall-flowering kinds. And they are some of the easiest perennials to grow.

Asters are typical members of the daisy family, but flower color in this group ranges from white to pink to purple and almost to blue. Heights vary from the 8-inch tall rock garden species to the 4-foot tall fall asters.

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