Tag: Botanical Name

The Aster Disaster

I like Asters. Along with Goldenrods, they make my favorite fall garden combination. When it comes to Asters, however, I have been botanically incorrect for years. Thanks to the taxonomists, Asters aren’t really Asters anymore (with a few exceptions). No, now  they are Doellingerias, Eurybias, and (for most North American Asters) Symphyotrichums. A couple have even …