Aster novae-angliae 'Purple Dome' - New England Aster
Aster novae-angliae 'Purple Dome' - New England Aster
Aster novae-angliae 'Purple Dome' - New England Aster

New England Aster

Aster novae-angliae 'Purple Dome'

Also called Fall Aster

  • AKA Symphyotrichum novae-angliae 'Purple Dome'
  • A profuse, blooming perennial with dark purple flowers
  • Compact, mounding habit of dark green foliage
  • A dwarf cultivar of the native perennial Aster novae-angliae
  • Bloom Time: Late summer to mid autumn

ZONE:
5

COLOUR:
Purple (deep)

HEIGHT:
40-50 cm

SPREAD:
40-60 cm

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Growing and Maintenance Tips:


Grows best in full sun, with an average to moist soil. Needs good air circulation to limit mildew issues and prevent the bottom foliage from dropping. Pinch back 1/3 of the foliage twice before early summer, to maintain shape and foliage vigour. Does not require staking.