Purple Dome Aster

Purple Dome Aster is a great perennial to use in your landscape for fall color.  This perennial plant blooms well into late fall as long as frost is not present.  The purple flowers of this plant also have a light purple center.  The foliage of this perennial is green and the leaves are long and slim.  This perennial requires frequent water during periods of drought and extreme heat.  Purple Dome Aster works well in border plantings or can be used as a stand alone plant.  Some varieties may reach several feet in height.

Blue Dome Aster Flowers

Purple Dome Aster

Purple Dome Aster

Aster Novae-angliae ‘Purple Dome’

Plant Details

Flower Color- Purple flower with a purple center

Folage Color- Green

Zone- 4-8

Height- 18″

Spread- 2′

Light- Part shade to full sun

Details- This perennial is a fall bloomer.  Produces abundant purple flowers with a purple center.  Cut down the old plant during winter to make room for new growth in the spring.

Other Aster plant options.

  • Alma Potschke New England Aster
  • English Countryside New England Aster
  • Moench Frikarti Aster
  • Prince Calico Aster
  • Professor Kippenburg Dwarf Aster
  • Triumph Aster
  • Wood’s Blue New York Aster
  • Wood’s Pink New York Aster
  • Wood’s Purple New York Aster

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