Aster Crimson Brocade

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Late Season Color
Lustrous magenta-red flowers with a cheery yellow center. The clusters of semi-double crimson flowers are produced at the tips of branching stems creating a stunning display against the dark green foliage. Aster Crimson Brocade gives splendid autumn color to your perennial garden. Pairs nicely with grasses.

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Code ASCB
Patent
Plant Type Perennials
Species novi-belgii
Height Medium to Tall 30-36"
Spacing Plant 16-18" apart
Bloom Time Early Fall to Late Fall
Sun / Shade Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones
3-8
Soil Type Normal, Clay
Water Needs Medium
Sold In Plantable Pots

Special Features

  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Long-Blooming

Planting Sites

  • OK in Containers
  • Seaside/Salt Tolerant

Aster General Information

Novi-belgii Asters are native to the United States and often seen growing in moist marsh-like conditions. Asters are invaluable in the hardy border, adding superb color in the autumn. Very durable and long lived. Even heavy, wet soils will suit them; however, requires well-drained soil to overwinter. Richer soils will generally yield taller plants. Mounds of color begin in September, in a full range of colors. Asters support bees and butterflies right up until season's end. Idaho has restricted all potted plant material from being shipped into Idaho at this time.

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. Remove spent flowers to prevent reseeding.