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Aster novae-angliae 'Alma Potschke'

New England Aster

Plant Type:


Aster novae-angliae 'Alma Potschke' (now known, God help us, as Symphiotrichum novae-angliae 'Alma Potschke') - The intense, rich rose-pink flowers on this beauty are bright and demanding of attention without being hot. Nicely used in the middle of the perennial border with other late blooming Helianthus, Rudbeckia, Vernonia and throw in something white for show! Site her in full to half sun in modestly fertile ground - not too rich of a mix or she will balk. Alma can bloom August to Frost. If ordered in autumn these will arrive partly cut back. Established pot grown perennial from cutting or division.


36-48 in


18-24 in


Deep Pink


(3)4 to 8
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Item Description Price  
ASNOALMA Aster novae-ang. 'Alma Potschke' (3.5 inch Square Press Fit Pot Extra Deep – 1.52 pints / 720 ml.) $14.00

Characteristics and Attributes for Aster novae-angliae 'Alma Potschke'

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Late Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Spring / Summer

Nature Attraction

  • Butterflies
  • Honey Bees & Native Bees


  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Full Sun


  • Accent
  • Border
  • Cottage Garden
  • Natural Garden
  • Wildlife Garden

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Moderately Fast


  • Woodland
  • Average


  • Garden Origin

Propagated By

  • Division
  • Cutting