Botanical Name: Aster novaeDescription: An excellent Aster, Purple Dome grows to 18 inches and spreads to about 2 feet, and produces loads of vivid purple daisy-type flowers from midsummer into fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting and highly attractive to birds and butterflies. Plant Purple Dome in any sunny location, in borders, mixed perennial beds, and in massed plantings for spectacular effect. They are easy to grow, require dividing every four years or so, and are lavishly generous with their flowers, especially if pinched back several times to encourage branching. We ship #1 grade root divisions that will establish themselves quickly in your garden. Order today and order enough that you can enjoy garden color and indoor bouquets.