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Symphyotrichum novae-angliae - New England Aster

Sun Exposure: Sun, Part Sun

Soil Moisture: Wet, Medium-Wet, Medium, Medium-Dry

Soil Type: Sand-Loam , Loam, Clay

Height: 2 - 5 feet

Spread: 2 - 3 feet

Blooms: August, September, October

Root: Fibrous, Rhizomatous

Habitat: Moist Prairies/Meadows, Woodland borders, Open areas along rivers and lakes, fens, Roadsides

Landscape uses: Pollinator gardens, Meadow plantings, Naturalization, Rain gardens, Low area garden

Complimentary Plants: Stiff Goldenrod, Indiangrass, Little Bluestem, White Goldenrod

Wildlife Value: The flowers are visited primarily by long-tongued bees, bee flies, butterflies, and skippers. Host Plant: Pearl Crescent Moth, Painted Lady Butterfly, Many types of moth species

Seed Origin: Blue Mountains, ON

Germination Code: C(60)