New England Aster


Historical Uses: The Cherokee tribe was reported to make a poultice from the roots for general pain.  The Cherokee and Iroquois tribes were reported to take root infusions for fevers.  The Iroquois tribe was reported to use the plant in their love medicines.

  • Seeds/gram: 2,375
  • Lot #: 297
  • Eco-Region: 251
  • Origin: Euchee Butterfly Farm
  • Latin Name: Symphyotrichum novae-angliae
  • Soil Moisture: 1-5 (dry to wet): 2-5
  • Stratification: 60 days cold moist stratification required
  • Bloom Time: September-October
  • Duration: Perennial