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Symphyotrichum novae-angliae 'Septemberrubin'
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common name: Michaelmas Daisy, New England Aster
synonyms: Aster novae-angliae 'Septemberrubin', Aster novae-angliae 'September Ruby'
growth rate: medium
growth habit: erect
leaf colour: green
flower colour: red
main season: Autumn
full sun, part shade
moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 4 to 8
Erect clumps of stiff leafy stems, rich purple red flowerheads in late summer and early autumn. Vigorous grower and free flowering.
Moist well-drained, fertile soil in full sun or part shade.
By division of clumps in early spring.
Provides a rich and striking colour for late in the season.
Good cut flower.
Attractive to insects.