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Aster novi-belgii 'Samoa'


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Key information

Plant type

Hardy perennial

Flower colour



Flowers, Attractive to wildlife



Skill level


Aster novi-belgii 'Samoa'

Plant details

At a time when many border plants are starting to wind down, this little beauty turns on the charm and brings rich colour to the autumn months. Asters are in the daisy family and while some flower in spring, most flower in late summer and autumn. By planting in a sunny, airy position, ensures maximum flowering. After flowering, cut back hard. Aster novi-belgii 'Samoa' produces purple flowers with yellow centres.

Family: Asteraceae

Genus: Aster

Species: novi-belgii

Cultivar: Samoa

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Flower colour: Lavender

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers, Attractive to wildlife

Sun exposure: Full sun, Partial shade

Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Chalky/alkaline, Dry

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 60cm

Spread: 30cm

Time to plant seeds: September to May

Time to divide plants: March to May

Flowering period: August to October

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