Spring Flowering Bulbs

Aster novae-angliae Honeysong Pink

New England Aster

Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 30" (Plant 20" apart)
Bloom Time: Late Summer to Late Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 3-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay
Flower / Accent: Pink / Pink
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep
An explosion of color, Aster Honeysong Pink is blanketed in soft pink daisy-like flowers with cheery yellow centers. The blossoms are complemented by bright green, lance-shaped foliage. Aster are the backbone of the late summer garden. Pairs nicely with grasses.

Features to Note:

  • Wet Site Tolerant
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • OK in Containers
  • 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: ASHY