Aster novae-angliae 'Alma Potschke'

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New England Aster

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-8

This hot pink, yellow-centered Aster will add bright fall color to any sunny garden.

Height

36-48 Inches

Spread

36 Inches

Color

Pink/Red/Yellow

Interesting Notes

Rated good to excellent in trials at the Chicago Botanic Garden.

Bloom Time

September-October

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Put companion plants in front to hide lower stems. Pinch back new growth in spring and early summer for a more compact plant.

When to Divide

early spring

Good Companions

Coneflower (Echinacea Orange Meadowbrite), Cranesbill (Geranium ), Daylily (Hemerocallis ), Zebra Grass (Miscanthus sinensis)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Attributes & Uses
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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