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Partial Shade

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Drought Tolerant
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Aster

Michaelmas Daisies

We never tire of Aster’s cheerful daisy faces and the profusion of colors and sizes that make up this genus, from 6 ft. giants to tiny dwarf alpines. Our Asters, large and small, are tried and true performers in ordinary garden soil and full sun. Generally late summer bloomers, they provide lots of oomph when many perennials have petered out.

Aster novae-angliae ‘Violetta’ (P-2080)

Each 8.25

AVAILABLE SPRING 2021

Copious clusters of fine-rayed, plush dark purple flowers with large butterscotch-colored discs are buoyed by ‘Violetta’s tall, close-knit stand of straight mighty stems. Beneath the nearly iridescent star-like blooms, dashing lance-shaped green leaves garb the vigorous, somewhat woody clump. This stately New England native resists mildew, cherishes sun, handles some shade, nourishes pollinators and birds plus splashes luxuriant late season color amid fall borders, butterfly gardens and prairie-style plantings.

Blooms August–October

Size: 4' 0" – 5' 0" high x 2' 0" – 3' 0" wide.

Zone 3/4.

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