Aster turbinellus AGM (Symphyotrichum)
New to our catalogue for 2021
Autumn Aster, this is a great addition to the border bringing abundance of blue flowers late into Autumn.
This is a beautiful worthwhile autumn flowering plant with tall sprays of blue flowers. When they have finished cut the stems back down to the ground. Soon after new shoots will appear which is normal. This is next years growth. After 3 to 4 years then split the plant and replant each piece.
Common Name: Mauve-Flowered Starwort / Prairie Aster
Life Cycle: perennial
Basic Colour: ( blue )
Flower Colour: blue
Natural Flowering: August – October
Winter Hardiness: Fully Hardy
Height with Flowers: 100cm
Soil Requirements: average / moist / well-drained
Soil ph: acidic / alkaline / neutral
Location: container / cottage garden / border / meadow
Usage: ornamental / bee food plant / attracts butterflies
Pruning: Cut back in winter/spring
Tolerates: drought tolerant / salt tolerant / deer resistance / rabbit resistance
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