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Aster novae-angliae 'Alma Potschke'
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Plant Type: Perennials

Warm reddish-pink daisy like flowers with cheery yellow centers blanket this Aster. These quarter sized blooms create an explosion of color from late summer until frost.  Very durable and long lasting.  Very attractive to butterflies and bees.  This plant forms robust semi-woody clumps.

Currently not available for online purchase.

Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Requires full sun, but can take some afternoon shade, in a moderate soil range with good drainage that does not become extremely dry during the summer.

Flower Color

Rose pink

Foliage Color

Green shades

Plant Spread

34-40 in.

Good Companions

Looks great with Ornamental Grasses.

Plant Height

18-24 in.

Scape Height

Hardness Zone


Soil Moisture

Average water needs

Characteristics & Attributes


Shrub beds, Container, Cut flower, Mass Plant, Borders, Natural areas, Beds

Bloom Time

Early fall to frost

Critter Resistance

Deer resistant


Full sun

Growth Rate


Seasonal Interests