Aster amethystinus ‘Freiburg’ 

Aster amethystinus 'Freiburg'

2307

£ 4,29 tax incl.

from3 units:£ 4,19 tax incl.

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Container: 0,7 litre pot

Flowering period: autumn flowers

Hardiness zone: zone 6-10

Height: 130 to 150cm

Plant spacing: 70 cm

Description:

A flash of blue before winter.

Aster amethystinus 'Freiburg' is a selection by Ewal Hügin (Gärtnerei Hügin, Freiburg, Germany) produced from a cross between Aster ericoides X Aster novae-angliae. It is resistant to powdery mildew, has fine foliage and is very floriferous! All put together this makes for a great horticultural variety.

In October-November it is literally covered in innumerable lavender-blue daisies.

As a focus plant for its vigorous growth and great habit, we like to combine it with Aster cordifolius 'Little Carlow' which it follows perfectly.

For the back of a mixed border, natural garden, prairie garden.

Grow in the sun or slight shade in ordinary soil, which is not too dry in summer.

An excellent cut flower

Cultivation and Propagation
Soil type:good garden soil, chalky soils
Culture advice:Planting soil composed: 1/3 coarse sand, 1/3 garden soil, 1/3 horticultural compost
Aspect:full sun, partial shade
Special maintenance:Prune the plant at the end of autumn
Multiplication Tips:Division in early spring
Garden tips:
Garden value:easy to grow, focus plant, attractive flowering, attractive to pollinators
Garden style:cottage garden, prairie garden
Landscape interest:mixed-border
Position:back of the border, middle of the border
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