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DeciduousOblong-ovate, rough leaves 5-8cm (2-3in) long
HerbaceousEarly in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.Upright perennial. Stout stems and long-lasting flowers
Very hardyHardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
ASTER frikartii 'Monch'
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Additional FeaturesGood to knowWildlife plant. Insects, butterflies. In a good season can begin flowering in July.Pests & DiseasesEelworms, aphids, slugs, snails, wilt, leaf spot, grey mouldPlace of originGarden origin hybrid, 1918, by Swiss nurseryman Frikart. (A. amellus x A thomsonii). A european and asian cross named after a Swiss mountain peak.
Flower ShapeStar-shapedLoose corymbs 20cm (8in) across of starry flowers 5-8cm (2-3in) across
Soil ConditionsFertile moist well-drained soil
WildlifeBee friendlyButterfly friendlyRabbit Resistant
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