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Symphyotrichum novi-belgii

New York aster (Aster novi-belgii)

With flowers ranging from bright pink to deep purple and that last for months, it is no surprise that New York aster is so popular. This aster forms many-stemmed clumps with smooth, narrow leaves. A late-season pollinator favorite.

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Height: 1-3 ft
Spread: 1-2 ft
Hardiness Zone: 3-9


Characteristics & Attributes

Cultivation Status
Species
Exposure
Sun
Part Shade
Soil Moisture
Average
Wet
Ecoregion
(84) Atlantic Coastal Pine Barrens
(82) Acadian Plains and Hills
(58) Northeastern Highlands
(83) Eastern Great Lakes Lowlands
(59) Northeastern Coastal Zone
Ornamental Interest
Fall Bloom
Attracts Wildlife
Host Plant
Attracts Songbirds
Attracts Bees
Attracts Butterflies
Pollinator Powerhouse Plant
Tolerance
Salt Tolerant
Urban Environment
Additional Attributes
Low Maintenance


North American Distribution


New York aster - Symphyotrichum novi-belgii from Native Plant Trust
(c) 2019 Glenn Mittelhauser