Aster dumosus 'Wood's Purple'
Also called New York Aster
Suitable Substitutions for Aster dumosus 'Wood's Purple'
More About Aster dumosus 'Wood's Purple'
- AKA Aster novi-belgii 'Wood's Purple'
- Densely packed clusters of purple flowers with a yellow eye
- Excellent, compact form
- Mildew resistant foliage
- Bloom Time: Late summer into fall
Michaelmas Daisy Growing and Maintenance Tips
This species of aster needs to be planted in an open and reasonably sunny position to achieve peak flowering. Needs good air circulation to limit mildew issues and prevent the bottom foliage from dropping. Pinch back 1/3 of the foliage twice before early summer, to maintain shape and foliage vigour.
Aster dumosus 'Wood's Purple' Characteristics
Moist to Average
Flowering TimeLt. Sum-Fall