Aster novi-belgii 'Alert'

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New York Aster

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-7

This is a nice compact variety of Aster with vivid deep crimson-red colored flower with a yellow center. Leaves are green, smooth and lance-shaped.

Height

12-15 Inches

Spread

15 Inches

Color

Pink/Red

Bloom Time

September-October

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Pinching back new growth in the spring and early summer will encourage a more compact plant.

When to Divide

early spring

Good Companions

Silver Mound (Artemisia schmidtiana), Feather Reed Grass (Calamagrostis acutiflora), Bluemist Shrub (Caryopteris clandonensis), Three-lobed Coneflower (Rudbeckia triloba)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Attributes & Uses
Ground Cover
Cut Flowers
Containers
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Fall
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
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