Aster (Symphyotrichum) novi-belgii 'Winston Churchill'
New York Aster
Deep raspberry-red flowers in August and September. Attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds. Native.
Prefers full sun to light shade and moist, rich soil, but tolerates some drought and coastal condtions. May develop powdery mildew if kept too dry.
Characteristics & Attributes
Cut back by half before July 4th to encourage compact growth and more flowers. Deer resistant. Can be grown under black walnut trees.