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Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Spring
Color Purple
Growth Habit Mounding
Bloom Season Late Summer through Fall

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Pollinators, Easy to Grow & Maintain, Extended Bloom Time, Fast Growing
Use Border, Container Garden, Cut Flower Garden, Hanging Basket, Landscaping
Growing Conditions Cold Tolerant, Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Small Space
Plant Resistance Deer, Rabbit

About Purple Dome - Aster Roots

Aster novae-angliae

Seed Type Root

New England Aster Purple Dome is a perennial North American native that is named for the mounding shape that they create. Purple daisy-like blossoms are so cheerful, paired with their golden yellow center, they typically bloom for up to four weeks. Blooming from late summer to late fall, Aster Purple Dome is right at home in borders, containers, or native landscapes. With its flashy colors, Purple Dome attracts pollinators and improves all areas they are invited into.

Planting Information

Planting Purple Dome - Aster Roots

Planting Season Spring
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth Deep Enough to Accomadate Root Length
Plant Height 12 to 24 inches
Plant Spacing 24 to 36 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Bulb Size No. 1
View our Aster Planting Guide to learn more.