Burren Flowers - Sea Aster
Botanical : Aster Tripolium
As Gaeilge : Luibh Bhléine
Family : Asteraceae - composites family
Sea Aster flowers in the Burren between July and October. Sea Aster is native to Ireland. It's a short-lived maritime perennial and grows up to 100cm. The Sea Aster flowers are 8-30mm across in blue-purple. Sea Aster can be found coastal in salt marshes and sea cliffs around the Burren.
Burren Flowers Greeting Cards - Sea Aster
This particular Sea Aster caught my eye while I was rock fishing off Black Head in the Burren. It's nicely nestled on a limestone step taking in the late evening sun rays. The Sea Aster is featured in Note Card pack mbf005 alongside the white variety Early Purple Orchid, Common Orchids, a Bloody Crane's-Bill and another Early Purple Orchid. The 5 handmade notecards are blank inside for your own message. The pack costs €6 which includes FREE delivery worldwide.