Aster novae-angliae

Aster novae-angliae

New England aster

Previous scientific name(s): Lasallea novae-angliae, Virgulus novae-angliae

Moderate to high water requirement; full sun to partial shade; perennial. Bright lavender to purplish-blue flowers bloom August to October. Occurs along wet thickets, alluvial woods, streams, meadows and swamps.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
24 
- 68 
in.
Life Form: 
Perennial
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
Moderate - High - Wetland Adapted
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Part Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Not Adapted
Moderately Coarse: 
Average
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Best
Fine: 
Marginal

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Average
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Not Adapted
Seeding Rate: 
- 2 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
30.90 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
1,216,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Purple
Blooming Season: 
Fall