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Aster Alert(Aster novi-belgi 'Alert')

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Type: Perennials
Name: Aster Alert
Botanical Name: Aster novi-belgi 'Alert'
Closely compacted perennial this aster has a fan-like arrangement of brilliant, daisy-like flowers. It works in rock gardens, borders, butterfly gardens, or containers - just about anywhere. Left alone the plants spread into open mounds as they mature.
Location: Sun, Partial Shade
Size: 15 inches x 24 inches
Flower Color: Deep purple-ish red
Bloom Time: August - October
Special Needs: Take off half of the entire plant in mid-June. This prevents early blooming and drooping flowers.
Soil Conditions: medium moist
Trim/Prune: Late in the fall or in the spring prune to ground level.
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies