A late flowering deep purple semi double flowers that attract pollinators. 'Purple Dome' has a more compact habit compared to other Asters standing at 18-24 inches tall. It maintains a nice mounded habit to fit in any garden.
A multi stemmed larger shrub known for its soft velvety catkins that appear before it leafs out. One of the first willow catkins to appear in the spring. Catkins are often used in flowers arrangements.