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Symphyotrichum novae-angliae 'Violetta'

Symphyotrichum novae-angliae 'Violetta'

Family:  Asteraceae
Main Season:  Autumn
Flower Colour:  Purple
Leaf Colour:  Green
Foliage:  Deciduous
Position:  Sun
Soil Type:  Ordinary, medium loam
Height:  1.2m to 1.8m (4' to 6')
Peat Free?  Yes
Hardiness Guide:  RHS H7 minimum at least -20C
Pot Size:  1.4L



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Deep violet purple flowers with distinctly orange tinted golden centres on strong stems to 1.2m-1.5m in autumn. An excellent form. Average soil in full sun for preference.

There are several violet-purple forms of this "New England Aster" but 'Violetta' always stands out as an extremely good garden plant. The strong, upright stems rarely arch (or flop) so Chelsea-chopping is not needed unless you want a lower height.

Syn. Aster novae-angliae 'Violetta'.

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