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Botanical name: Aster novi-belgii 'Purple Dome'
Other names: Michelmas daisy 'Purple Dome'
Variety or Cultivar: 'Purple Dome' _ 'Purple Dome' is a tall, mounded perennial with fine mid-green leaves and clusters of deep-purple, semi-double flowers with yellow centres in late summer and autumn.
Aster novi-belgii 'Purple Dome' is: Deciduous
Flower: Dark-purple in Summer; Dark-purple in Autumn
Foliage: Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer; Mid-green in Autumn
Habit: Bushy, Compact, Cushion or Mound Forming, Rounded
Pruning: Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering. After flowering, cut the flowered stems to the ground and mulch with well-rotted garden compost or manure around the base of the plant. Divide every third year to maintain vigour. . REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...
Aster novi-belgii 'Purple Dome' (Michelmas daisy 'Purple Dome') will reach a height of 0.9m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders
Cultivation: Plant in moderately fertile, moist soil in full sun. or partial shade. Will tolerate poor soils. Stake with canes in early spring well before the flowers appear. Water regularly during dry spells.
Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Soil drainage: Well-drained, Moist but well-drained
Soil pH: Alkaline, Neutral, Acid
Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Aspect: South, East, West
Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered
Hardiness: Hardy (H4)
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