Alert New York Aster
Aster novi-belgii 'Alert'
Water regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||ASS-ter NO-vee BEL-jee-eye|
|Average Size at Maturity||Fast growing; reaches 12 in. tall, 18 in. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late Summer to Early Fall|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Waterwise|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.|
Thrives in moist, fertile, slightly acidic, well-drained soils but highly adaptable. Prefers cool summer climates. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. For a neat, tidy appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 9