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Aster novae-angliae 'September Ruby'

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Aster novae-angliae

Aster novae-angliae

New England Aster

 
Aster novae-angliae 'September Ruby' - New England Aster

Aster novae-angliae 'September Ruby' - New England Aster

More About Aster novae-angliae 'September Ruby'

  • AKA Symphyotrichum novae-angliae 'September Ruby'
  • A vibrant bloom with deep ruby-red flowers
  • They have a strong, upright habit and abundant flower clusters when other plants have lost their bloom
  • Cultivar of the native perennial Aster novae-angliae
  • Bloom Time: Late summer until mid-autumn

Zone:

2

Height:

100-125 cm

Spread:

40-60 cm

Colour:

Red
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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. May require staking.


Aster novae-angliae 'September Ruby' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall
Fall

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Naturalizing
Roadside planting