Prairie, New England Aster

Aster novae-angliae
$2.99 to $5.50
SKU: 0296
  • Perennial and hardy to zone 4
  • Plants grow to 3-6 feet tall
  • Topped with pink-purple flowers
  • Blooms late in the summer and early in the fall
  • Serves as an important late-season (after frost) nectar source for a variety of butterflies

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(Aster novae-angliae) One of the tallest and most magnificent of the fall asters. Serves as an important late-season (after frost) nectar source for a variety of butterflies. Plants grow 3-6' tall and require fertile soil with adequate moisture. Perennial. Hardy to zone 4.

Learn to Grow it

Start Indoors: In Early Spring

Germination: 14-35 Days

Rows Apart: 24"

Light: Full Sun



Instructions - Sow seeds indoors just beneath surface of soil in a flat. Enclose flat with plastic and refrigerate for 2 weeks. Remove plastic wrap and place in warm lighted area. May need staking in a garden border. Pinch back until late summer to prevent plant from falling over when heavily laden with blossoms.