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Grape Crush New England Aster

Aster novae-angliae 'Grape Crush' PPAF

SKU
45141
Deep purple flowers are densely packed on a nicely rounded mound. A fantastic way to keep your garden blooming beyond summer, providing continuing bright color and a nectar source for butterflies. Perfect as the middle layer of a cottage-style perennial garden bed. Herbaceous perennial.
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Full sun

Keep soil moist, but not soggy.

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Botanical PronunciationASS-ter NO-vee ANG-lee-ay
Average Size at MaturityReaches 2 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeLate Summer through Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurple
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage
Growth HabitMounding, Rounded
Landscape UseBorder, Cutting Garden, Wildlife Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Dense Habit, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Pet Friendly, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsKeep soil moist, but not soggy.
Companion PlantsBlanket Flower (Gaillardia); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Blue Fescue (Festuca) ; Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Coneflower (Echinacea)

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: 3-8

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 7

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