Common Name: Aster, Michaelmas Daisy, September Flower

Botanical Name: Aster

Family: Asteraceae

Native: North America, South America, Europe and Asia

Colors: White, purple, pink, blue and red

Description: Aster flowers have brightly colored petals that surround a bunch of tiny tube-like flowers grouped together that are always yellow.

Shelf Life Tips: Aster flowers can live in a vase between five and ten days. Keep Asters in a vase away from direct sunlight and drafts. Also keep stored in a cool place.

Fun Facts: The Aster flower is the birth flower for the month of September. The Aster is also the 20th wedding anniversary flower. There are over 600 species of Aster. The Aster is a representation of love, wisdom and faith.

In Season: Year round