Aster novae-angliae 'Purple Dome'

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New England Aster

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-7

Great purple bloom to extend fall color. Great height and habit for borders and containers. Numerous blooms with yellow centers.

Height

18-24 Inches

Spread

30 Inches

Color

Blue/Purple

Bloom Time

September-October

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Put companion plants in front to hide lower stems. Pinch back new growth in spring to encourage compact plant. Grows best with constant moisture.

When to Divide

early spring

Good Companions

Pinks (Dianthus gratianopolitanus), Cranesbill (Geranium cantabrigiense), Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta), Japanese Silver Grass (Miscanthus sinensis), Tickseed (Coreopsis Big Bang), Garden Phlox (Phlox paniculata), Variegated Stonecrop (Sedum Sunsparkler® )

Characteristics & Attributes

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