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Asters

Perennial Asters
Family: Asteraceae
Botanical name: Aster lateriflorus 'Prince' & A 'Audrey'
Plant type: Evergreen perennials
Plant size:

  • Prince 50 x 50cm (or a little taller).

  • Audrey is more compact to 30cm tall x 30cm wide.


Depth & spacing: Plant to the same level in the pot and 50cm apart.
Watering: For best results, keep well watered whilst actively growing.
Frost tolerances: Fully hardy.
Flowering time: Late Summer to Autumn - these are great for adding late colour to the garden.
Preferred soil: Well drained.
Aspect: Full sun/light shade only.
Ideal climates: Cool to temperate.
Pruning: Trim to tidy up the bush.
Fertilising: Feed annually in Spring with a general purpose fertiliser.
Uses & comments: These plants are invaluable for adding brilliant colour to the garden late in the season.

Last Reviewed: 13/02/2004 11:30:32 AM
Keywords: Asters, plant care, garden care, garden tip, plant guide, garden guide, perennial, flower bulb, spring bulb

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