Aster Novae - Angliae Pink Dome

New England Aster

Type: Perennials
Height: Short 8-12" (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 / Lavender
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Compact and free flowering. Bushy mounds bear loads of lavender-pink daisy blossoms. Petals surround a yellow eye. Aster Pink Dome is a beautiful performer for late season color.

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. Pairs nicely with ornamental grasses.

Features to Note:

  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Wet Site Tolerant
  • OK in Containers
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • Web Exclusive
  • Attracts Birds
  • Beneficial for Pollinators

Aster General Information:

New England Asters form robust semi-woody clumps that bloom from late summer into fall. 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. Remove spent flowers to prevent reseeding.

$9.95 ea.
(3+) $9.50 ea.
Ships: Spring 2017
Plant Code: ASDO