Aster novae-angliae 'Grape Crush'#PPAF
Also called Fall Aster
Aster novae-angliae 'Grape Crush' - New England Aster from NVK Nurseries - Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.
More About Aster novae-angliae 'Grape Crush' (PPAF)
- AKA Symphyotrichum novae-angliae 'Grape Crush'
- Vibrant rounded Purple flowers are produced on mounding green foliage
- Compact mounding habit and has good resistance to powdery mildew
- Bloom Time: Late summer- early fall
New England Aster Growing and Maintenance Tips
Grows best in full sun, with an average to moist soil. 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. Does not require staking.
Aster novae-angliae 'Grape Crush' (PPAF) Characteristics
Moist to Average
Flowering TimeLt. Sum-Fall