from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A genus of plants of the family Asteraceæ.
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- noun genus of tall leafy perennial herbs of eastern America and eastern Asia having flowers that resemble asters
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Important September blooming flowers are phlox, Japanese anemones; perennial asters, or Michaelmas daisy, so-called because they are supposed to be at their best on Michaelmas Day, September 29th; helleniums, helianthus, hardy chrysanthemum, pyrethrum uliginosum, boltonia.
Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916 Embracing the Transactions of the Minnesota State Horticultural Society,Volume 44, from December 1, 1915, to December 1, 1916, Including the Twelve Numbers of "The Minnesota Horticulturist" for 1916
Maintenance ™ using prairie-style "buddy plants," such as alliums, catmint, boltonia, coreopsis, goldenrod, asters and grasses such as switchgrass - 'Northwind' switchgrass was developed at his Northwind Perennial Farm - moor grass, autumn moor grass and prairie dropseed.
On the micro level, I still have some flowers: dahlia, boltonia, verbena boniarensis, heliopsis, and plenty of potted annuals.
a mass of white boltonia, while on the left a superb growth of New