Monday, October 5, 2020

Awesome Asters

Gorgeous Wood-asters, an exquisite fall bloom that keeps the insects busy for an extended season. Their prolific flowers sway and bob gently in the fall breezes, as if they were on a spring.

I love their smoky-mauve color against the reds, yellows and remaining greens of summer. The bees love them too!

I also learned that the creamy colored centers mean there is still nectar available, and that they turn pink or maroon once they've been pollinated, a signal that there's no point in looking for nectar there!

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