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Family: AsteraceaeMain Season: AutumnFlower Colour: PurpleLeaf 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: 9cm
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Glowing purple flowers on dark stems in autumn, long flowering and with a dense bushy habit. Best in good soil in sun, largely mildew free. 1.2m.
Similar in size and habit to the well known 'Little Carlow' but with amazing purple flowers and complimentary blackish stems. Good at standing upright on it's own but better still if "Chelsea-chopped" in late May, cut back by about half.
Symphyotrichum novae-angliae 'Saint Michael's'£6.50
Pretty, semi-double flowers in a rich light purple on this form to 1.5m. Upright clumps with strong stems and no mildew. Average to good soil, sun.
Symphyotrichum novae-angliae 'Treasure'£4.50
Large flowers of a light purple on this tough, mildew resistant cultivar. Good soil in full sun. 1.2m.
Symphyotrichum novae-angliae ex Piney Fork£4.50
Grown from wild collected seed in an area for development. Beautiful light purple flowers with orange-yellow centres to 1.5m. Mildew resistant. Good soil in sun.