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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.


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

3-8

Soil Moisture

Average water needs

Characteristics & Attributes


Attributes

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

Bloom Time

Early fall to frost

Critter Resistance

Deer resistant

Exposure

Full sun

Growth Rate

Medium

Seasonal Interests