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Symphyotrichum novi-belgii

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Belonging to the Symphyotrichum genus, New York Aster has a botanical name of Symphyotrichum novi-belgii.

Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   Dogwood rose and   Fuchsia rose and   Rose madder.

It is a flower that typically grows as a perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more.

Normally grows with a clump-forming habit.

This plant is a great attractor for butterflies and bees, so if you are looking to attract wildlife New York Aster is a great choice.

Popular varieties of New York Aster with home gardeners are Crimson Brocade, Blue Bird, Marie iii dark pink, Bonningdale White and Malba.

Being a fairly low maintenance plant, New York Aster is normally quite easy to grow provided a minimum level of care is given throughout the year. It will be helpful to note the correct soil, sun and water needs of this plant to ensure that this plant thrives.

This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about New York Aster have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow New York Aster

Keep in mind when planting that New York Aster is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures.

See our list of companion Plants for New York Aster to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing New York Aster from seed

By our calculations*, you should look at sowing New York Aster about 42 days before your last frost date .

Transplanting New York Aster

As New York Aster is hardy, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.

How long does New York Aster take to grow?

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When should I plant New York Aster?

Our when to plant New York Aster estimates are relative to your last frost date.

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Other names for New York Aster

Michaelmas daisy

Aster johannensis Fernald, Aster novi-belgii L., Aster brumalis Nees, Aster eminens Willd., Aster floribundus Willd., Aster laevigatus Lam., Aster longifolius Lam., Aster serotinus Willd., Aster tardiflorus L.

Misspellings: aster novae-belgii

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