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Aster novae-angliae /New England Aster

Aster novae-angliae  / Aster novae-angliae
Small daisy-like flowers in autumn
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Small daisy-like flowers in autumn

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Scientific Name: Aster novae-angliae
Common Name: New England Aster
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: Purple
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
No
Landscape Categories: Deer Resistant-Tolerant Plants
Plants for Xeriscapes
Comments: Easy to grow in average garden soils. Will lodge if not pinched two or so times by mid-July. Excellent for fall flowering. Needs full sunlight and a well drained soil. Dig and separate plants in late winter through early spring.