Aster novae-angliae `Barr's Blue` (New England Aster)
Height: Tall,    Width: Medium Flowering time: Autumn Soil Requirements: Well Drained Light Requirements: Sun or Partial Shade
Aster novae-angliae ?Barr's Blue? is one of the very best tall asters (Michaelmas Daisies). The beautiful large purple/blue flowers appear above the clear green foliage from late summer right through the autumn. The height is about 1.5 metres.
Aster novae-angliae is known as the New England aster because the original species is a wild flower in New England. This species is particularly mildew resistant and upright. It is a reliable perennial which will grow in any garden soil in sun or light shade. It is happiest in well drained moist soil in a sheltered sunny spot.
Detailed growing instructions are supplied with the Aster novae-angliae `Barr's Blue` (New England Aster) plants, and can be viewed here.
Aster novae-angliae `Barr's Blue` goes well with:-
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