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New England Aster - Symphyotrichum novae-angliae

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This late blooming beauty with its purple petals and yellow centers provides an important fall nectar source for pollinators.  Plant at the back of a garden border where shorter plants can cover lower leaves as they naturally begin to dry up when the plant blooms.   

  • Hardiness Zone: 3-7
  • Native Northeast Region: ME,NH,VT,MA,RI,CT,NY,NJ,MD,DE,PA
  • Sun Exposure: Full, Partial
  • Flower Color: Purple
  • Bloom Time: August, September, October
  • Soil Type: Medium - Moist
  • Mature Plant Size: 3-6'H, 2-3'W
  • Plant Spacing: 1-1.5'
  • Host Plant: Gorgons Checkspot, Northern Flower Moth, Pearl Crescent
  • Attracts: Bees, Butterflies
  • Advantages: Critical fall nectar source, cut flower, deer resistant, will tolerate clay soil
  • Landscape Uses: Cottage gardens, moist prairies, perennial borders, rain gardens
  • Companion Plants: Big Blue Stem, Black Eyed Susan, Boneset, Marsh Blazing Star, Sneezeweed, Rose Milkweed, Sweet Joe Pye Weed, Wild Bergamot