Aster novi-belgii

New York Aster or Symphyotrichum

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  • Local mid- Atlantic native of moist to wet meadows
  • Flowers in shades of blue and purple starting in late August
  • Cut back early for compact habit

Height: 36-48 in
Spread: 36 in
Spacing: 12 in

Color: Blue, Purple

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Butterflies


  • Erosion control
  • Fall Color
  • Cut Flower/Foliage
  • Long Blooming
  • Native
  • can be planted under Black Walnut Trees
  • Drought Tolerant

Critter Resistance:

  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Deer Resistant


  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun

Foliage Color:

  • Green


  • Clump forming

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Fall

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water
  • Moist, Well Drained

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