New England AsterSymphyotrichum novae-angliae Grand heights of 4-6' tall! North American native with freely branching sprays of brightly colored flowers decorate the autumn landscape throughout the Northeast. Colors range from blue-purple to lavender-pink with yellow eyes.
Asters add hardy grace to the back of the wild border and will naturalize on banks or in the meadow. Cut back slightly in early to mid June to induce an abundance of 1½-2" rayed blooms from late August into October. Deer usually don’t eat them.
Provides a late-season source of nectar for hungry pollinators. Plant 12-18" apart in light moist humusy soil in full sun with good air circulation. MOFGA-certified organic. Grown at Ripley Farm. Z3. Maine Grown. (bare-root crowns)
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