Aster novae-angliae 'Vibrant Dome' - Vibrant Dome New England Aster
DESCRIPTIONVibrant Dome New England Aster
Aster novae-angliae 'Vibrant Dome'
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.
- Attracts butterflies and honeybees
- Great nectar source for migrating monarchs
- Outstanding late summer color!
- Resistant to powdery mildew
- Deer resistant
Native from Maine to South Carolina, west to the Great Plaines and the mountains of Wyoming and Colorado.
Map Credit: The Biota of North America
Map Key: Green (native), Teal (native, adventive), Blue (present), Yellow (present & rare), Red (extinct)
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.
'Vibrant Dome' performs best in fertile, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade.