Aster is a genus of flowering plants in the family Asteraceae. It encompasses around 180 species however there are two main varieties that could be included in a stunning design that would be perfect for a September birthday.
The first is commonly known as asters - the flower that appears in the image logo. Callistephus chinensis is the full latin name, as well as being know as 'aster it's other names include China aster and annual aster. It is native to China and Korea and it is cultivated worldwide as an ornamental plant, and your local professional BFA florist was have her cut flowers either imported in Holland or closer to home as it's commercial grown in the UK.
The latin name Callistephus is derived from the Greek words “kallos” (beautiful) and “stephanus” (crown)
The other Aster that is very regularly stocked in florists is the Aster commonly known as September flower, this comes in white, lilac, and very occasionally a pale variety.
Both flowers would be a beautiful addition to a designs for a September Birthday or celebration of Birth. Just chat with your local professional BFA florist they'll create something just perfect including this September Birth Flower.
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