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New York Aster

Botanical Name
Symphyotrichum novi-belgii
Min Zone
4
Max Zone
8
Height
15 to 60 inches
Width
20 to 36 inches
Flowers
Late summer thru fall: white, purple, pink, blue
Light
Full sun
Soil
Well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Space plants 20 to 24 inches apart
  • Pinch back tall varieties to 6 inches thru June
  • Stake or grow medium size plants nearby
  • Divide every 3 years for vigor and height control
  • Mulch tender plants or leave standing for winter
Problems
Powdery mildew, aster wilt
Varieties
  • Alert - 12 to 15 inches, crimson red flowers
  • Audrey - 12 inches, lilac flowers
  • Snowball - 10 to 12 inches, white flowers
  • Winston Churchill - 24 inches, violet-red flowers

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