New England Aster Plant
New England Aster Plant
New England Aster Plant
New England Aster Plant
New England Aster Plant
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New England Aster Plant

Price: 18.95

- Michaelmas Daisy

- Height: 3-5 feet

- Hardiness Zone: 3-7

- Exposure: Full Sun

- Bloom Time: August-October

- Each Quart contains 1 New England Aster Plant

Plant Features

New England Aster Plants light up the fall landscape with masses of tiny, daisy-like blossoms in shades of lavender, purple and pink. Asters are the reliable performers of fall gardens, and provide much needed nectar for the Monarch butterfly migration. It is a larval host plant for: Pearl Crescent and checkerspot butterflies. Deer and rabbits seldom browse asters; butterflies flock to their flowers and wild bird love the small seeds. Roots should be divided every 3-5 years to keep the plant growing vigorously.

Common Names: novae-angliae, lasallea novae-angliae, virgulus novae-angliae

Aster Companion Plants: Coreopsis, Fuchsia, Grasses, Kniphofia, Monarda, Phlox, Rudbeckia, Salvia, Sedum

Plant Characteristics
Mature Spread: 2-3 feet
Habit: Mounded
Flower Color: Lavender
Foliage Color: Green
Attracts: Butterflies
Features: Cut Flower
Garden Styles: Butterfly Garden, Container Garden, Fall Garden
Plant Used for: Aesthetic Appeal, Borders and Edging, Focal Point
Critter Resistance: Deer, Rabbit
Pet Friendly: Yes
Plant Type: Hybrid
Plant Needs
Sunlight: 6+ hours
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil Properties: Well-drained
Tolerates: Sandy soil
Fertilizer: When transplanted and then every 3-4 weeks
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