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New England aster is a native perennial occurs in moist prairies, meadows, forest edges, low valleys and stream banks. Growing 3-6 feet tall with purple daisy like asters (1.5”diameter) with yellow centers from late summer to early fall. Pinching back stems before midsummer to promote bushiness. A favorite for many butterflies, bees and other pollinators. Monarchs stock up for their fall migration to Mexico.  4" pots


Symphyotrichum novae-angliae - New England Aster

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  • Height: 3 – 6 feet

    Spread: 2 – 3 feet

    Bloom Time: August to September

    Bloom Description: Deep pink-purple

    Sun: Full Sun to Partial Shade

    Water: Medium

    Suggested Use: naturalize, natural garden

    Flower: Showy, Good Cut

    Attracts: Butterflies, Birds

    Tolerate: Clay Soil, Deer, Drought, Rabbit, Salt

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