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Planted at Mount Vernon


  • Upper Garden

  • Hardiness Zones


    The pink and purple flowers of asters add color and height to the late summer garden. Due to their spreading habit they will naturalize when planted in the garden. A mid-spring trim will delay bloom time and help keep them restrained.

    Latin Name

    Symphyotrichum novae-angliae


    Family

    Asteraceae


    Also Known As

    Michaelmas Daisy


    Type of Plant

    Perennials

    Bloom Season

    August - October


    Seasons

    Summer
    Fall

    Specifications

    Max Height: 6'
    Max Spread: 4'

    Uses

  • Flower Border
  • Naturalize
  • Rain Garden

  • Sunlight Exposure

    Full Sun
    Part Shade

    Tollerances

  • Clay Soil

  • Attracted Wildlife

    Butterflies

    Colors


    Native Range

    Eastern North America


    Other Details

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