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juhur7

juhur7
Anderson, IN
(Zone 6a)

October 3, 2012
6:37 PM

Post #9295191

What is the difference between a New York and New England Aster?
purpleinopp
Opp, AL
(Zone 8b)

October 4, 2012
11:12 AM

Post #9295783

A few miles.

plantfreak78

plantfreak78
Rolesville, NC
(Zone 7b)

October 4, 2012
12:16 PM

Post #9295834

Dr. Allen Armitage says that New England Asters have hairy stems than can cause a skin rash if touched but they have a much longer vase life than New York Asters. Most asters nowadays are hybrids of several different species so I usually don't get too caught up in the nomenclature.

juhur7

juhur7
Anderson, IN
(Zone 6a)

October 4, 2012
12:29 PM

Post #9295844

purpleinopp; From Boston huh? lol.
Just wondering, thank you for the reply, Strange so many different have or are the same.

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