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ASTER 'Patricia Ballard'
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- Good to know - novi-belgii (New York) hybrid. Wildlife plant. Butterflies.
- Pests & Diseases - eelworms, aphids, slugs, snails, wilt, leaf spot, grey mould, powdery mildew, tarsonemid mite.
- Place of Origin - North America.
- Hardy - cold Winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/nothern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
- Height - in metres - 90cm (36in)
- Spread - in metres - 45cm (18in)
- Herbaceous - upright, bushy perennial with double, incurved flowerheads to 6cm (2½in) across in panicles 10-30cm (4-12in) across. Grey-green foliage.
- Partial Shade
- Fertile moist well-drained soil