Aster dumosus 'Wood's Purple'

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New York Aster

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-7

This is a nice, short, light purple variety for the border or container. Great fall color! Very mildew and rust resistant.

Height

8-12 Inches

Spread

15 Inches

Color

Blue/Purple

Bloom Time

September-October

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Pinch back new growth to encourage a nice compact plant. Mulch to keep shallow roots cool in the summer.

When to Divide

early spring

Good Companions

Goldenrod (Solidago ), Fall Blooming Reed Grass (Calamagrostis arundinacea var. brachytricha), Stonecrop (Sedum ), Fall Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia ), Hardy Garden Mum (Chrysanthemum ), Coneflower (Echinacea ), Butterfly Bush (Buddleia Monarch®)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Attributes & Uses
Cut Flowers
Containers
Ground Cover
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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