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  • Height: 3-6 feet; 2-3 foot spread
  • Light: full sun
  • Soil: well drained
  • Bloom: pink/purple August-September
  • Landscape: Gardens, mass plantings, border areas
  • Resistance: Deer
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Aster, New England

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  • Pollinator value: Very High.  Special value to native bees; monarch nectar source; larval host for Checkerspot and Pearl Crescent butterflies (

    Among the showiest of the asters.  Burst of late-summer early-fall blooms in varying shades of purple, pink and white.  

    Abundance of rays surrounding a yellow center.  Prune in June for a shorter plant.


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