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Plant Type: Perennials

Beautiful vivid purple daisy-like flowers cover the plant from early fall until frost.  An excellent dwarf plant for borders and small gardens.  A definite butterfly and bird attractor.  


Growing & Maintenance Tips:


Aster 'Professor Kippenburg' does require 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

Purple

Foliage Color

Green shades

Plant Spread

12-18 in.

Good Companions

Looks great with Clematis 'Jackmanii', Grass 'Little Bunny Fountain Grass' or any Ornamental Grasses.

Plant Height

18-20 in.

Scape Height

Hardness Zone

3-8

Soil Moisture

Average water needs

Characteristics & Attributes


Attributes

Container, Front of the Garden, Border, Edging, Cut flower

Bloom Time

Early fall until frost

Critter Resistance

Deer resistant

Exposure

Full sun

Growth Rate

Medium

Seasonal Interests

All season interest