Wood's Blue New York Aster
Aster novi-belgii 'Wood's Blue'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||ASS-ter NO-vee BEL-jee-eye|
|Average Size at Maturity||Fast growing; reaches 16 in. tall, 12 to 14 in. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late Summer to Early Fall|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Wildlife Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Bird Friendly, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Blanket Flower (Gaillardia); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Coneflower (Echinacea); Blue Fescue (Festuca); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)|
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: 4-8