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Aster novae-angliae 'Purple Dome' Plant - Streambank Gardens

Aster 'Purple Dome' Plants

  • $ 9.95


Aster 'Purple Dome', is a US native aster that grows into a beautiful rounded clump with a heavy bloom set in late August - October.  'Purple Dome', as its namesake suggests, has purple blooms are up to 1.5" across that completely encase the plants.  The compact habit means it plays well with other plants in the perennial border and can be grown in containers.  Blooms simultaneously with fall mums for a good color contrast.  Fans of the Baltimore Ravens will enjoy this purple color in the fall.  Drought tolerant once established.
Mature Plant Size: 24" Tall, 18"-24" Spread 
Bloom Time: Late August - October
Light Exposure: Full Sun
Soil Type/pH: Well-drained/5.5-7.0 
Hardiness Zones: 3-9
Fertilizer:  If using compost apply an 1" at planting time and side dress annually in late fall or early spring.  If using a granular fertilizer, we recommend organic formulations, apply an all purpose formula in early spring annually.  It is only recommended to use liquid fertilizers when the growth is slow, and this is not normally needed.
Container Size: 4.5" Pot

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