Michaelmas daisy


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Michaelmas daisy:

see asteraster
[Gr.,=star], common name for the Asteraceae (Compositae), the aster family, in North America, name for plants of the genus Aster, sometimes called wild asters, and for a related plant more correctly called China aster (Callistephus chinensis
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Michaelmas daisy

Brit any of various plants of the genus Aster that have small autumn-blooming purple, pink, or white flowers: family Asteraceae (composites)
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It would add significance to the name that Michaelmas Daisy group has been happily called,--'Farewell Summer.
MICHAELMAS DAISY (ASTER): THERE was a time when these perennial stalwarts went out of fashion, but they are worthy plants which add structure and colour to a border.
p WHEN browsing in garden centres this month, look out for the many modern varieties of Michaelmas daisy.