Aster nova-belgii 'Professor Kippenberg'

New England Aster

Deciduous Perennial

Soft, lavender-blue, semi-double daisy-like flowers with a yellow eye add color to the late summer and fall garden. A butterfly favorite and nice for cut bouquets.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Exposure: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade, Afternoon Sun

Water Needs: Drought-tolerant, Average, Low


Size: 12 - 18 tall x 18 - 30 wide
Shape / Form: Mounding
Foliage Texture: Fine
Foliage Quality: Fine

Features: Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Flowers, Long Blooming

Foliage Color: Green

Flower Color: Blue, Purple / Violet
Bloom Season: Aug, Sep, Oct, Fall
Flower Shape: Daisy / Composite, Single

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Beds and Borders, Cutting Garden, Hell Strip, Mixed Border
Special Situations: Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant
Wildlife: Bees, Beneficial Insects, Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Summer, Fall

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: medium

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