Symphyotrichum novae-angliae (New England Aster)
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Symphyotrichum novae-angliae

New England Aster

Purple fall flowers. A common wildflower; one of the largest and prettiest in the genus. The flowers are excellent for cutting. Attracts butterflies, bees and parasitic wasps.

Height: 3-4 ft
Width: 24-36 in
Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
Flower Color: Purple
Bloom Time: August,September,October
Hardiness Zone: 3 TO 7
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Characteristics & Attributes for Symphyotrichum novae-angliae

Attributes

Drought Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Fall Color

Attracts Wildlife

Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Pollinators
Attracts Wildlife

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant

Plant Habit

Upright

Light Conditions

Sun

Native Plant Community

Mesic Prairie
Wet Prairie

Bloom Time

August
September
October

Flower Color

Purple

Flower Hue

Medium

Flower Height

3' to 4'

Flower Type

Head

Foliage Color

Green

Leaf Texture

Medium

Prune Time

Jan/Feb/March

Flower Form

Single

Growth Rate

Fast