Mature height: 3-4'
Light: Full sun (best) to part shade
Soil: Well-drained; sand or clay; brackish
Blooms: blueish, Aug-Oct
Landscape: Wildflower garden, moist meadow, mass plantings
Deer resistant: yes
Fun fact: novi-belgii means "of New Belgium," from an early name for New York (Wildflower.org)
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Aster, New York
Pollinator value: Very High
Host plant for Pearl Crescent butterfly larvae. Monarchs and other butterflies love this plant, as do moths and several bee species.
Lovely plant with good form; spreads slowly; delightful addition to the garden.