Tall and lovely, Aster nova-angliae is perfect for wet spaces. This aster produces a bloom of violet ray flowers with yellow centers. For me, its blooming means fall is on its way!
Does best in well-drained, moist to wet soils in full sun to partial shade.
AKA Symphyotrichum novae-angliae
For more information on this plant, visit the USDA PLANTS Database: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=SYNO2