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hardy aster

Symphyotrichum {Aster} novi-belgii

Symphyotrichum novi-belgii is a low-maintenance perennial for average, medium moisture, well-drained soil in full sun. Plants grow 3-4′ high.

Symphyotrichum novi-belgii ‘Wood’s Purple’ flowers open over a long season, from late summer through fall. Low maintenance, mildew resistant, compact plants provide late season nectar for pollinators. Selected for low-growing height, plants grow only 12″ tall and wide.

NATIVE TO THE NORTHEASTERN U.S.

It is larval host to caterpillars of the pearl crescent (Phyciodes tharos).[4]