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Purple Aster

SKU: AM014778
per Plant - 3" Pot
No longer available this season.
New York Aster, also known as Purple Aster, blooms in clusters of deep-purple, daisy-like flowers with golden centers. Lasting into fall and even withstanding frosts, this native aster attracts all types of butterflies, birds, and bees to your garden and is a great way to provide nectar to pollinators late in the season. New York Aster is deer resistant and thrives in full sun. (Aster novii-belgii)
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Botanical Name
Aster novi-belgii
Growing Zones
Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
Native, Bee Friendly, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Birds, Deer Resistant, Easy To Grow
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
36-60" tall
Bloom Time
Late summer to fall


36-60" tall x 36" wide. New York Aster, a North American native (also known as Purple Aster, or Aster novae-belgii) grows to about 3 - 5 feet with large, deep violet blooms. It is also commonly referred to as Michaelmas Daisy. New York Aster prefer moist thickets, meadows or lightly shaded woodlands. It adapts well to cultivated gardens in well-drained, moisture-retentive soils but always prefers full sun. Immune to bunny chewing and attractive to all forms of pollinators for late-season nectar.