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Aster novi-belgii - New York aster

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Native Wetland Plants

Aster novi-belgii

New York aster

More About New York aster

  • Special value to native bees

Aster novi-belgii, New york aster, with slightly smaller blue flowers than New England aster, thrives in a more permanently moist habitat. Aster novi-belgii is a deer resistant PA rare plant that spreads slowly via rhizomes and is at home in open full sun meadows.

Bloom Color

Purple

Aster novi-belgii Characteristics & Attributes

Exposure
Sun
Partial Shade
Mature Height
2' - 4'
Spread Characteristics
Rhizomatous - Slow
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Fall
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Fall
Pond Zonation
Flood Plain - Upland
High Marsh - Saturated Soil
Foliage Color
Green
Wildlife Benefits
Bees/Pollinators
Butterflies
Food
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Wetland Indicator Status
FACW
FACW+
FACW-
Plant Type
Flowering Perennial
Attributes
Cut Flower
Drought Tolerant
Erosion Control
Fibrous Roots
Mass Planting
Native
Naturalizing
Ornamental Flower
Rain Garden
Storm Water Basin
USDA Hardiness Zone
4
5
6
7
8