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Aster lateriflorus (Aster)

Type Herbaceous flower, Deciduous, Flowering
Form Spreading clump
Size Medium Border Plant (50-180cm height)
Colours White Flowers (Autumn), Medium green Foliage
Care Regular Maintenance Required
Hardiness Frost hardy
Growth Fast Growing Plant
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Aster lateriflorus - Cultivation Notes

Michealmas daisy will flourish on a variety of well drained soils but will not appreciate excessive summer drying. They prefer a spot in full sun but will tolerate part shade. This hardy perennial will almost certainly need staking to stop it collapsing when if flower as well as winter mulching / clump division every few years.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Aster lateriflorus:

  • Attracts wildlife to feed or nest

Weaknesses of Aster lateriflorus

  • Does not tolerate very dry or very wet soils

Design & Plant Use for Aster lateriflorus:

  • Late flowering herbaceous plant for autumn interest
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Common Missspellings: Astor, Aister, Astear

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