New England Showy Aster (Aster novae-angliae) This section contains images and cultural information on plants growing in my zone #5 garden.
|Plant Type||Wild Flowers, Site author's observations, Perennials Hardy|
|Sunlight||full tolerates some shade|
|Soil & Site||average|
|Dimensions||in my garden with a hard pinch reaches 3-5 feet|
|Maintenance||it will readily reseed but easy to control, will get tall, maybe bare base stem and flop unless cut back hard end of May early June|
|Misc Facts||Refer back to New England Showy Aster (native sites) for additional cultural information on this plant. Good September into mid-October flower color. SYN: Symphyotrichum novae-angliae|
|Author's Notes||New England Showy Aster has always been a showy plant in the late summer early fall garden for many years.|