Sequim Rare Plants, Sequim, WA 98382

Aster novi-belgii 'Tiny Tot'

Aster 'Tiny Tot'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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