Aster is a genus of plants for many years, with flowers in the sunflower family. Currently covers all 180 species, except one that is limited to Eurasia; Many species previously inhabited in Aster now belong to other Astereae clans, with Aster amellus being the prototype of the genus and sunflower family.
The name Aster comes from the ancient Greek word ἀστήρ (astḗr), meaning “star”, which describes the shape of the flower’s head. Many species and hybrids are popular garden plants because of interesting and colorful flowers. Many species in Aster are used as food by a small number of Lepidoptera species.
Aster Flower Legend
With the beauty of this wild flower Old people believe that it is magic.
The name Aster (Aster / Aster) is derived from the Greek word ἀστήρ.
Which means “stars” because their flowers are similar to sparkling stars
And it has a variety of shades including blue, purple, red, pink and the center of the flower will always be yellow
Legend has it that Aster was born from a fragment of the star that the goddess Astraea threw on the earth.
Another legend states that the goddess of Astra was crying because of the lack of light in the stars on earth. The tears of the goddess of the Astera that had fallen on the ground and became a flower. And received the name called Aster
In addition, the asteraceae is the September flower.
Since the goddess of Asteria is Virgo
Therefore, the asterisk, which was born from the goddess of Asteria, became the male flower that was born in September as well.
Aster flower meaning
Love, beauty, patience
Or “Please stay with me”