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Aster novi-belgii 'Alert'

New York Aster

  • Category: Perennial
  • Hardiness Zone:4-7
  • Height:12-15 Inches
  • Spread:12-15 Inches
  • Bloom Color: Pink/Red

This is a nice compact variety of Aster with vivid deep crimson-red colored flower with a yellow center. Leaves are green, smooth and lance-shaped. Provides a welcome burst of color in the late season. Attracts a variety of butterflies to the garden.

Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Soil Moisture
Well-Drained
Attributes
Container
Cut Flower/Foliage
Ground Cover
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Fall
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Bloom Time
September - October
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Aster novi-belgii 'Alert'

Pinching back new growth in the spring and early summer will encourage a more compact plant. Any well-drained soil is sufficient. Mulch to keep shallow roots cool in the summer.