Very rich, dark purple flowers are produced above dark green foliage in early autumn, ‘Grape Crush’ produces a large, very round mound with densely packed flowers. We have observed no lodging in our trials, a phenomenal achievement for fall blooming Asters.
Aster novae-angliae Grape Crush
Aster (Michaelmas Daisies is one of many names given to Aster’s)
Family : Asteraceae
The name Aster comes from the Greek meaning Star referring to the shape of the flower, the many species and hybrids in this group are largely late summer or autumn flowering and provide bright splashes of colour from July until well into October.