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Photo courtesy Walter's Gardens, Inc.

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Aster (syn Symphyotrichum) novae-angliae 'Purple Dome'

New England Aster

Plant Type: Native - American
FULL Sun

Heavy blooming with deep purple flowers late July or early August and continuing through September and October. Densely compact mounded growth habit. While this plant may appear leggy in a container on the retail shelf, Purple Dome exhibits outstanding landscape performance and still offers the richest purple flower among all Asters. AKA Symphyotrichum novae-angliae.


Height

18-24"

Spread

24-36"

Growth Habit

FILLER (mounded)

Landscape Application:

Long lasting late color for beds, borders cutting and cottage gardens. Excellent for massing.

Aster (syn Symphyotrichum) novae-angliae 'Purple Dome' Plant Care:

Prefers well drained, fertile, amended soil. Tolerates part sun.

New England Aster Characteristics & Attributes

Season of Interest
Late Season (July - frost)
Soil Moisture Needs

Moderate
Special Benefits
Cut Flower / or Foliage
Nature Attraction
Butterflies
Critter Resistance
Rabbit Resistant