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Aster dumosus Wood's Purple / New York Aster

    Aster dumosus Wood's Purple / New York Aster


    Aster dumosus Wood's Purple is a stunning herbaceous perennial plant that features showy purple flowers with yellow centers, blooming from mid to late summer. The plant produces multiple branches that form a compact and rounded shape, reaching a height of 12-18 inches and a spread of 18-24 inches. The foliage is green and slightly hairy, creating a beautiful backdrop for the colorful flowers.

    Product Characteristics:
    • Height: 12-18 inches
    • Spread: 18-24 inches
    • Flower color: Purple with yellow centers
    • Flowering period: Mid to late summer
    • Foliage: Green and slightly hairy
    • Sunlight requirements: Full sun to partial shade
    • Soil requirements: Well-draining soil with average moisture
    • Hardiness Zone: 3

    Aster dumosus Wood's Purple is an excellent choice for mixed borders, rock gardens, cottage gardens, and butterfly gardens. It is also suitable for mass planting, adding pops of color to any landscape design.

    This variety of Aster is low maintenance and easy to grow. It is drought tolerant and attracts pollinators such as bees and butterflies to your garden.

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    Care Instructions:
    Aster dumosus Wood's Purple prefers full sun to partial shade and well-draining soil with average moisture. Water regularly to establish the plant, and then reduce watering as it becomes established. Deadhead spent flowers to promote continuous blooming. In late fall, cut the plant back to the ground to encourage new growth in the spring.

    Final Thoughts:
    Aster dumosus Wood's Purple is a must-have for any garden lover who seeks a low-maintenance, showy plant that attracts pollinators. Its stunning purple flowers make it a focal point in any landscape design, and its versatility allows it to be used in various settings.