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New England Aster

Aster novae-angliae

New England Aster is a dependable perennial which grows up to six feet tall and produces hundreds of large, bright purple flowers with yellow centers in September and October. New England Aster flowers are a favorite nectar source for migrating monarch butterflies.

Large, bright-purple fall flowers
Attracts butterflies
Excellent in rain gardens and bioswales
In stock!
 Item  Height  Size  Price  Qty
13381 4-10in S3-1 RPM $9.95

More About Aster novae-angliae:

Like other asters, it can be pruned back until mid-June to create a denser habit with more flowers.

Gardening Suggestions for New England Aster:

Produced using Forrest Keeling's patented RPM Root Production Method ® technology for exceptional growth and survivability.

Key Characteristics:

Cut Flower
Midwest Native
Humming- birds
Average
Butterflies
Moist, Well-Drained
Height:
36-60 Inches
Spread:
24-36 Inches
Hardiness Zone:
4 - 8

RPM: Scientifically Proven to Grow Faster and Healthier

Forrest Keeling Nursery is the world-renowned originator of the RPM (root production method®) RPM technology. Our patented RPM tree technology yields unsurpassed survivability and plant growth, which makes Forrest Keeling plants the benchmark for wetland restorations and large-scale installations in any application.

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Great Garden Neighbors:
Little Bluestem Little Bluestem
Showy Goldenrod Showy Goldenrod
Smooth Sumac Smooth Sumac

Additional Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Humming- birds
Songbirds
Butterflies
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Moist, Well-Drained
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Shade
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Fall
Habit
Perennial
Program
Grow Native!
MSD (Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District)
Attributes
Erosion Control
Midwest Native
Naturalizing
Border or Bed
Rain Gardens and Bioswales
Cut Flower
Wetlands and Streambank Stabilization
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Characteristics Key

Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humming- birds
Songbirds
Butterflies
Dry
Average
Moist, Well-Drained
Wet Soil
Cut Flower
Midwest Native
Dried Flower
Salt Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Climbing
Fragrant
Container
Great Foliage