Scientific Name: Symphyotrichum novi-belgii Form: Mounded
Common Name:Michaelmas daisy , aster Texture:Fine
Family Name:AsteraceaeHabit: Spreading
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.7 - 1.3m x 0.6 - 1.0m
Origin: Canada - northern, U.S. - northeast Hardiness Zone:Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Pinnate venation, Soft flexible, Pubescent, Oblanceolate, Lanceolate, Serrulate, Entire
Flowers: Head (capitulum), (Floriferous), (Corymb-like), Pink, White, Purple, Blue, Violet, Oct- Aug- Sep
Fruit: Achene, Brown, Oct- Sep
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Fall interest, Perennial border, Attract beneficial insects
Key ID Features:Clump-forming, multi-branched perennial; leaves long, narrow and sessile; flowers are white to purple and daisy-like in appearance, bloom late summer to mid autumn.