• Plant Type: Perennial
• Sunlight: Full sun to part shade
• Soils: Medium moisture
• Bloom Time: Purple flowers late August through September
• Size: 4-6ft in height
A tall, coarse, and upright plant that creates beautiful deep purple flowers that turn into rusty seed clusters. This plant is great for bordering backyard garden areas and wildflower gardens. Needs consistent moisture to be happy but will tolerate short periods of dryness. Native to Barnstable County.
Goldenrod (Solidago spp); White Wood Aster (Eurybia divaricatus)
• Important nectar source for many species of bees, butterflies, skippers, and moths.
• Seedheads are eaten by birds.
Occurs naturally in thickets along streams, pondshores, fields and meadows.