Aster novi-belgii 'Tiny Tot'
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common name: dwarf New York aster
flowering season: end of summer into October
height: low, to 6 inches high
Light requirements: sun
Soil requirements: average soil that is well drained
Water requirements: average
Growth habit: compact bushy growth
How to propagate: dividing in mid spring
Leaf type: very small green leaves
Ways to use it: a long lived plant in a sunny flower garden
Special characteristics: has an extended blooming season, carrying on into the early fall frosts
Aster novi-belgii 'Tiny Tot' is a very dwarf form of New York aster. Its height is half a foot, growing bushy, in a tight rounded bun. From late summer into October small purplish daisy-like flowers will cover the plant. The species name, novi-belgii, derives from 'New Belgium,' that was an early name for New York. USDA Zones 3 - 8, to Zone 9 in the West.
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