This 18-inch-tall bushy native, with yellow centered, violet-purple flowers, looks like a Fall Aster. Many flower colors are available in varieties of this species.
Attributes - Erigeron speciosus
Plant Type: Perennial
Bloom Season: Early Summer through Late Summer
Flower Color: Lavender, Purple
Height: 1 ft. 6 in. to 2 ft.
Width: 2 ft.
Sunlight: Full Sun
Climate: Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Notes: Container Plants, Cut Flowers, Long Blooming, Low Maintenance, Showy Flowers. Susceptible to Aphids, Black Spot, Powdery Mildew, Rust.