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

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
ITEM # CROP IMAGE SIZE CURRENT AVAIL
22496.1G #1 709
22496.38 38 Flat 0
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Characteristics & Attributes

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
Woodland
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
Flower Size
1"
Growth Rate
Fast

Possible Substitution Plants

Monarda fistulosa
Monarda fistulosa
Liatris spicata
Vernonia fasciculata
Campanulastrum americanum