Henry™ III Purple Aster novi-belgii
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).
Luscious, rich, lavender-purple, double blossoms that closely resemble the flowers of a zinnia, though much smaller. With the double blooms and the prolific blooming habit, these asters look like purple clouds when in full bloom. Asters are star performers in fall gardens.Attracts:BeesButterfliesResists:DeerRabbits
CharacteristicsPlant Type:PerennialHeight Category:MediumGarden Height:18 InchesSpacing:24 InchesSpread:24 InchesFlower Colors:PurpleFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:GreenHabit:MoundedContainer Role:Filler
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:SunMaintenance Category:EasyBloom Time:Late SummerBloom Time:Early FallBloom Time:Mid FallHardiness Zones:5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9bWater Category:ConsistentNeeds Good DrainageUses:ContainerUses:LandscapeUses Notes:
Deer and rabbits seldom browse asters; butterflies flock to their late season flowers and wild bird love the small seeds.Maintenance Notes:
Asters are the reliable performers of fall gardens. They do best when planted in full sun locations in well-drained soils.
Bloom Time: August, September, October