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Aster novae-angliae 'Purple Dome'

Purple Dome Aster

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Item #: 953

Zones: 3a to 7b

Dormancy: Winter

Height: 18" tall

Culture: Sun to Part Sun

Origin: United States

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)


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(syn: Symphyotrichum novae-angliae) If you have never seen a mass of Aster 'Purple Dome' in full flower, then you haven't yet lived...horticulturally speaking! From Dr. Dick Lighty, former Director of the Mt. Cuba Center, Delaware, comes this wonderful selection of our drought-tolerant native New England aster. The 18" stems of fuzzy, narrow, green leaves are topped in early fall with vivid, 1.5" wide, shocking purple daisies...so thick you can't see the foliage. Aster 'Purple Dome' will eventually spread to 3'. Planted en masse, the effect is indescribable!