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Aster novae-angliae Harrington's Pink

New England Aster

Type: Perennials
Height: Tall can reach 6' (Plant 20" apart)
Bloom Time: Late Summer to Late Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 3-8   [?]
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay
Flower / Accent: Pink / Pink
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Perfect for a large border, what a show of flowers! Clusters of bright pink flowers with yellow centers on sturdy stems and hairy green leaves adorn this bold New England Aster. Pairs well with ornamental grasses.

Asters provide a nectar source for butterflies as well as a host plant for their larvae. Clusters of daisy-like flowers are produced at the tips of branching stems and create a stunning display against the dark green foliage.

Features to Note:

  • Seaside/Salt Tolerant
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • OK in Containers
  • Wet Site Tolerant
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • For a Sunny Spot
  • Web Only

Aster General Information:

New England Asters form robust semi-woody clumps that bloom from late summer into fall. Each flowering branch is covered with blossoms creating a stunning display against the dark green foliage. Tolerant of wet conditions. Very durable and long lasting. Mildew resistant.

Aster Plant Care:

Pinch back and divide like mums for best display. General rule of thumb is to pinch until 4th of July and not after. Pinching yields better branching and more flowers. Can be divided every 2-3 years in spring. Avoid wet overwintering conditions.

$8.95 ea.
(3+) $8.50 ea.
Spring 2014
Plant Code: ASHP