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Aster novae-angliae 'Vibrant Dome'

Vibrant Dome New England Aster

syn. Symphyotrichum novae-angliae 'Vibrant Dome'


‘Vibrant Dome’ New England aster will brighten your garden with vibrant, hot-pink flowers in late summer and early fall. It has a neat, compact, mounded habit and is resistant to powdery mildew. The late summer flowers are an important nectar source for migrating monarchs. It is also the host plant for pearl crescent and checkerspot butterflies and is considered a valuable plant for bees. This sport of A. 'Purple Dome' has the habit of Aster ‘Purple Dome’ and a color similar to 'Alma Potschke'. Introduced by Blooms of Bressingham.

Benefits

  • Attracts butterflies and honeybees
  • Great nectar source for migrating monarchs
  • Outstanding late summer color!
  • Resistant to powdery mildew
  • Deer resistant

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

'Vibrant Dome' performs best in fertile, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. 


Height
15-20 in

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Spread
30 in

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-8

Native Range

Native from Maine to South Carolina, west to the Great Plaines and the mountains of Wyoming and Colorado.

Native Trivia

Planting a variety of asters will give you an exceptionally long flowering period and provides bees and butterflies with an important late season nectar source.

Patent Number: PP19538

Characteristics & Attributes

Sun
Beneficial insects
Butterflies
Deer Resistant
Wet Sun
Plan Sub Group
Low Perennials
Medium Perennials
Exposure
Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
Soil
Acidic
Humus-rich
Well-drained
Wide soil tolerance
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Moist
Moist but well-drained
Bloom Time
Fall
Late Summer
Habitat Collection
Butterfly
Native Habitat
Grassland
Foliage Color
Green
Uses
Bog, water garden
Border
Cut or dried flower
Edging
Mass plant
Meadow
Naturalizes
Rock garden
Salt tolerant
Specimen
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