Aster ~ Aster is the September birth flower. In ancient times, it was believed that burning aster leaves would drive away evil snakes. Asters have a flower meaning of patience and dantiness. Aster is Latin for star which is referring to the flower's star shape. Aster is closely related to the Chrysanthemum. The aster is considered the other classic autumn flower besides the chyrsanthemum.
Aster - September flower - These perennial flowers grow well in average soils, but need full sun. Aster flowers come in blues, purples and a variety of pinks. All Asters are yellow in the center of the flower.