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Family: AsteraceaeMain Season: AutumnFlower Colour: PinkLeaf Colour: GreenFoliage: DeciduousPosition: SunSoil Type: Ordinary, medium loamHeight: 90cm to 1.2m (3' to 4')Peat Free? YesHardiness Guide: RHS H7 minimum at least -20CPot Size: 1.4L
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Possibly the most vivid michaelmas daisy around - luminous bright pink, slightly paler in the centre. Upright stems to 1.2m, flowering in autumn. Easy in ordinary soil in sun.
A similar colour to the better known Symphyotrichum (Aster) novae-angliae 'Andenken an Alma Pötschke' but where that has a weak stem that tends to flop, 'Lachsglut' is better able to look after itself.
Best in a drained, but not dry, soil in full sun and excellent mixed with Miscanthus, Panicum and Helianthus 'Lemon Queen'.
Syn. Aster novae-angliae 'Lachsglut'