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Aster Collection


Asters hide away in borders until the last days of summer when they finally bust into a frenzy of activity producing daisy like flowers to light up your autumn garden late into November. Attractive to butterflies and bees, excellent as cut and dried flowers. Unfussy on soil conditions in sun or part shade. Fully hardy perennial.

This collection consists of:

Blauglut - Height 80cm. Spread 45-60cm
Coombe Margaret - Height 1m. Spread 30-60cm
Royal Ruby - Height 45-50cm. Spread 30-45cm
Little Bella - Height 80cm. Spread 30-45cm
Anabelle de Chazal - Height 1-1.5m. Spread 40-75cm
Winston Churchill - Height 1m. Spread 30-60cm
Thundercloud - Height 1.2m. Spread 30-60cm
Helen Picton - Height 1-1.5m. Spread 40-75cm
Herbstschnee - Height 1-1.5m. Spread 40-75cm
Chatterbox - Height 30-40cm. Spread 20-40cm
Coombe Violet - Height 1.2m. Spread 60-75cm 
Algar's Pride - Height 1.5m. Spread 60cm
Flower Colour
Lilac, Pink, Purple, White

Other
Bees and Butterflies, Flowers For Cutting/Drying, Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest, Great Ground Cover, Ideal for Beginners, Pest Resistant, Suitable for Container

Hardiness
Fully hardy perennial

Category
Perennials

Delivery
August onwards

Flowering Time
Summer

Aspect
Sun or Partial Shade

Spread
30-60cm (12-24)

Height
100cm (40")

Aster

Soil

Fertile, moist well drained soil

Position

Sun or partial shade

Cutting

Yes

Flowering

Late summer

Additional Information

Good for borders and pots. Mulch all asters annually after cutting back in late autumn. To maintain vigour, divide every 3 years. Propagate by soft wood cutting in spring, or by divison in spring. Fully hardy perennials.

Delivery Date: 27 Apr 2018 (+/- 14days)
Plant Hardiness

How hardy are our plants?

All our plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

Fully hardy perennials will withstand temperatures down to -15 °C (5°F) and often lower.
Hardy perennials are happy down to at least -5°C (23°F)
Half hardy perennials can withstand down to around 0°C (32°F)
And Tender perennials may be damaged by temperatures below 5°C (41°F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.
If in doubt please give us a call.


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"Thank you ladies for your beautiful plants.
Praise also, for the Bulrush Compost, of which I have purchased 8 bags during the past six months. It is superb and my garden has flourished.
Bless you,
Kind wishes"
 
Janet Morgan
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