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ASTER frikartii 'Monch'

Commonly known as Frostflower, Michaelmas daisy, Starwort



Good light blue, free-flowering
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£11.00 each
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Any 3+ for £9 each

  • Blue
  • Height - 70cm (28in)
  • Spread - 35-40cm (14-16in)
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - perennial. Stout stems and long-lasting, lavender-blue starry flowers, 5cm (2in) across, with yellow-orange discs.
  • Very hardy - Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - wildlife plant. Insects, butterflies. In a good season can begin flowering in July.
  • Pests & Diseases - eelworms, aphids, slugs, snails, wilt, leaf spot, grey mould
  • Place of origin - garden origin hybrid, 1918, by Swiss nurseryman Frikart. (A. amellus x A thomsonii). A european and asian cross named after a Swiss mountain peak.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
  • Butterfly friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
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70cm (28in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  35-40cm (14-16in)
 

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