Aster novae-angliae 'Alma Potschke'

New England Aster

Plant Type:

SUN PERENNIALS

Aster novae-angliae 'Alma Potschke' (now known, God help us, as Symphiotrichum novae-angliae 'Alma Potschke') - 4 available in true 1-gallon pots. The intense, rich rose-pink flowers on this beauty are bright and demanding of attention without being hot. Nicely used in the middle of the perennial border with other late blooming Helianthus, Rudbeckia, Vernonia and throw in something white for show! Site her in full to half sun in modestly fertile ground - not too rich of a mix or she will balk. Alma can bloom August to Frost. If ordered in autumn these will arrive partly cut back. Established pot grown perennial from cutting or division.


Height:

36-48 in

Spread:

18-24 in

Colors:

Deep Pink

Zone:

(3)4 to 8
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Characteristics and Attributes for Aster novae-angliae 'Alma Potschke'

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Late Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Spring / Summer

Nature Attraction

  • Butterflies
  • Honey Bees & Native Bees

Light

  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Full Sun

Attributes

  • Accent
  • Border
  • Cottage Garden
  • Natural Garden
  • Wildlife Garden

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Moderately Fast

Soil

  • Woodland
  • Average

Origins

  • Garden Origin

Propagated By

  • Division
  • Cutting