Aster novae-angliae Purple Dome

Purple Dome New England Aster

Purple Aster novae-angliae Purple Dome, Aster novae-angliae Purple Dome, Purple Dome New England Aster

Purple Dome' is a New England type aster that blooms in early fall with hundreds of deep lavender-purple flowers. This dwarf plant has a neat mounding habit and is a perfect choice to edge pathways and fill small spaces.

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$9.99
Zones 3 - 8
Advantages
Bee Friendly
Bee Friendly
Attract Butterflies
Attract Butterflies
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Annual Rainfall
Average
10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40", 40 to 50"
Bloom Time Late summer to fall
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Size Plant - 5" deep pot
SKU 23518

Details

12-24" tall x 12-18" wide (cutting propagated). This outstanding compact cultivar of the New England Aster is notable for its symmetrical mounding habit and luscious deep lavender-purple flowers. Easy to grow in any decent soil and not bothered by mildew, I like to plant it with Solidago 'Golden Fleece' and Agastache cana for a beautiful flowering grouping in early fall. Divide in spring every 3rd year to keep it vigorous.

SKU 23518
Common Name Purple Dome New England Aster
Botanical Name Aster novae-angliae Purple Dome
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Purple
Mature Height 12-24" tall
Mature Spread 12-18" wide
Bloom Time Late summer to fall
Ships As Potted Plant
Native Yes
Planting Season Spring / Summer, Fall
Soil Type Sandy Soil, Clay Soil, Average Soil
Soil Moisture Average
Amount of Rain 10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40", 40 to 50"
Advantages Bee Friendly, Attract Butterflies
Ideal Region Anywhere In The US
Neonicotinoid-Free Yes - Learn More
Ships to Canada No

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High Country GardensAster novae-angliae Purple Dome
 
4.8

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  • Hardy (5)

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4.0

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from Sheridan, WY

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    Comments about High Country Gardens Aster novae-angliae Purple Dome:

    All 3 plants survived a difficult winter that killed several established perennials and some trees. They didn't bloom last summer but this spring are definitely looking healthy and seem to be just starting to bud.

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    5.0

    Evergreen

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    from Altoona, FL

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      Comments about High Country Gardens Aster novae-angliae Purple Dome:

      I live in North Central Florida, and all (only 3 so far) of my asters are blooming NOW...May 12, 2015, they started to bloom about a week ago!!! These plants bloomed last Fall for the first time. Very healthy plants, and evergreen! I would say my plants are less than a year old, I am surprised they are blooming now.

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      5.0

      Easy and reliable fall color

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      from Southern Utah

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        Comments about High Country Gardens Aster novae-angliae Purple Dome:

        This plant looks great for weeks without special attention. It has an attractive, balanced shape and the purple flowers add vibrant color to my garden. The colors really stand out against my drab bark mulch.

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        5.0

        bright autumn color

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        from Meadow, Utah

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          Comments about High Country Gardens Aster novae-angliae Purple Dome:

          This adds bright color in the fall. It is a favorite of butterflies and bees. A last meal before winter setting in. I am looking for the bright pink aster I have seen. Hope that is available sometime. My area is a zone 4. Though the maps say zone 5, with the cold, dry winds we get in the summer and spring I have found that plants that are zone 5 can't take it.

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          5.0

          I would buy again

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          from Wray, CO

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            Comments about High Country Gardens Aster novae-angliae Purple Dome:

            I planted these beauties in spring and by late summer they were full grown plants that bloomed and stayed in bloom until frost!

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            5.0

            I would buy this product again and again

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            from aloha oregon

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              • Patio

              Comments about High Country Gardens Aster novae-angliae Purple Dome:

              I use the asters as fall color in my yard.
              The purple color is a wonderful, I can't think of anything that is not great about this plant.

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              USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

              To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

              • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
              • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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