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Aster (Symphyotrichum) novi-belgii Royal Opal

New York Aster

Icy blue flowers with a yellow eye are displayed from Aug. to Oct. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Deer resistant.


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Status: Large Dormant
Availability: Available
$15.19
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  • Category:Perennial
  • Hardiness Zone:4-8
  • Height:12-16 Inches
  • Spread:16-20 Inches
  • Bloom Color: Blue

Grows best in moist, rich soil, with sun to light shade. Can tolerate some drought, but if plants are kept too dry, they may develop powdery mildew on their leaves.

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Songbirds
Exposure
Full Sun
Sun/Light Shade
Light Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-Drained
Moist/Well-Drained
Moist
Flowering Months
August
September
Foliage Color
Green
Additional Information about Aster (Symphyotrichum) novi-belgii 'Royal Opal'

Cut back by half before July 4th to encourage compact growth and more flowers.