Aster novae-angliae

New England Aster

  • Large, bright-purple fall flowers
  • Attracts butterflies
  • Excellent in rain gardens and bioswales
  • Height: 36-60 Inches
  • Spread: 24-36 Inches
  • Hardiness Zone: 4 - 8
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Interesting Notes:

Like other asters, it can be pruned back until mid-June to create a denser habit with more flowers.

Characteristics & Attributes

Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Moist, Well-Drained
Attracts Wildlife
Hummingbirds
Songbirds
Butterflies
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Fall
Attributes
Erosion Control
Midwest Native
Naturalizing
Border or Bed
Rain Gardens and Bioswales
Cut Flower
Wetlands and Streambank Stabilization
Habit
Perennial
Program
Grow Native!
MSD (Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District)
New England Aster Aster novae-angliae from Forrest Keeling
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