Georgia Aster

Common Name: Georgia Aster

Scientific Name: Symphyotrichum georgianum

Origin: Southeastern United States

Family: Asteraceae

Bloom time: October-November

The Garden has been propagating Georgia Aster (Symphyotrichum georgianum) for more than eight years. The Conservation & Research Department has collected seed and plant material for species viability testing, genetic analyses and cryogenic storage. Additionally, the team aims to propagate and outplant plant material as needed and able for restoration.

Carrie Radcliffe, M.S.