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Aster novae-belgii

New York Aster

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Aster novae-belgii (New York Aster)

New York Aster produces an abundance of blooms on compact plants. The plants prefer evenly moist soil but tolerate poor soil. They bloom poorly in dry soil. Performance is best in full sun to light shade.

Additional Information:


Height
-24 Inches

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Spread
24-36 Inches

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Bloom/Seasonal Color
Violet


USDA Hardiness Zone 4-8

Home Owner Growing and Maintenance Tips:
Division is best done in October or early spring.

Good Companions
Cliff Goldenrod (Solidago drummondii), Prairie Dropseed (Sporobolus heterolepis)

Characteristics & Attributes

Hydrologic Designation

FACW

Nature Attracting

Butterfly
Beneficial Insects

Root

Fibrous

Season of Interest

Late (July-frost)

Soil Moisture

Moderate
Average

Special Uses

Containers

Sun Exposure

Full Sun

Wildlife Benefit

Butterfly Nectar