New York Aster
Symphyotrichum novi-belgii
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines The soil should be kept countinously moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Flower fertilizer (e.g. N8-P12-K6).
Mist requirements
Light preferences Prefers full sun
Temperature preference Prefers warm summer (average around 20 °C) and cold winter (average under 15 °C) climates.
pH range 5.1 - 6.5
Acidity preference loves acidic conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate humid temperate

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Names

Other common names Michaelmas Daisy
Family Asteraceae
Other scientific names Aster novi-belgii, Aster prealtus, Symphyotrichum prealtum, Aster caerulescens, Aster salicifolius

Characteristics

Growth form subshrub
Hardiness USDA 4 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -35°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • orange
  • pale pink
  • purple
  • violet
  • yellow
Leaf color
  • blue
  • green