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Pink Crush New England Aster

Aster novae-angliae 'Pink Crush' PPAF

Pronunciation: ASS-ter NO-vee ANG-lee-ay
SKU #45142

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Description Deep magenta 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.
Light Full sun
Watering Keep soil moist, but not soggy.
Blooms Late Summer through Fall
Mature Size Reaches 2 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.
Special Features Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs, Compact Form
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Mounding
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Landscape Use Border
Flower Color Purplish-pink
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Blanket Flower (Gaillardia); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Blue Fescue (Festuca) ; Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Coneflower (Echinacea)
Care 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.

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