Aster novae-angliae 'Purple Dome'
Rich, deep purple, semi-double flowers in August to October. Grows 18-24" tall with a 3' spread. Deservedly popular. Combines well with goldenrods and black-eyed Susans.
Full sun to light shade in moist to well-drained soil of average fertility. Pinch back before July 4 to create bushier plant. Water during dry periods.
New York Aster