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Typical inventory plug New York aster does well in moist to wet areas. Rhizomatous roots make it a good soil stabilizer.

Typical inventory plug
New York aster does well in moist to wet areas. Rhizomatous roots make it a good soil stabilizer. USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 5 October 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

Aster novi-belgii

New York aster

Aster novi-belgii is a rhizomatous species with rich violet or blue flowers. Flowers form densely packed clusters and bloom in the early fall. Grows best in full sun to partial shade in moist to wet soils. Attractive to butterflies. 


Height:

2-5 ft

Spread:

3 ft

USDA Hardiness Zone:

4-8

Bloom Color:

Violet

Aster novi-belgii Characteristics

Exposure

  • Full Sun to Partial Shade

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant

Attracts Wildlife

  • Butterflies

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Moist to Wet

Attributes

  • Cut Flower

Flowering Months

  • August
  • October
  • September

Foliage Color

  • Green

Interesting Notes:

AKA Symphyotrichum novi-blegii

For more information on this plant, visit the USDA PLANTS Database: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=SYNON