• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Partial Sun
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Average Landscape Size
    Fast growing to 16 in. tall, 12 to 14 in. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Key Feature
    Fall Flowering
    Blooms:
    Flowering Time
    Late summer to fall
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:ASS-ter no-VI bel-GI-eye
    Plant type:Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Herbaceous
    Growth habit:Compact
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Fast growing to 16 in. tall, 12 to 14 in. wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Late summer to fall
    Flower color:Purple
    Garden styleCottage
  • Care
    Care Information
    Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Partial Sun
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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