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Symphyotrichum novae-angliae (New England Aster)

This herbaceous perennial features small, bright purple, star-shaped flowers that hold a yellow centre on thin, hairy stems bearing narrow, lanceolate green smooth leaves. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late summer to early fall
3-6 ft tall x 3 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Moderate salt tolerance
Attracts butterflies
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Deer resistant


Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Moderate Moisture
Native to Native