Home > RHS Award of Garden Merit
Family: AsteraceaeMain Season: AutumnFlower Colour: BlueFoliage: DeciduousPosition: SunSoil Type: Ordinary, medium loamHeight: 30cm to 45cm (12" to 18")Peat Free? YesHardiness Guide: RHS H7 minimum at least -20CPot Size: 9cm
None available at present.
AGM An excellent and very floriferous form which produces masses of rich blue flowers with a hint of purple in late summer and autumn. Drained soil in sun, 45cm.
By far the best form of Aster amellus we've seen, a good clear and rich colour on well branched plants that don't need any support.
From the former Four Seasons nursery in Norfolk.
Aster ageratoides 'Asran'£6.50
Spreading clumps of wand-like stems with incised dark green leaves topped with generous heads of very pale lavender blue flowers in summer. Average soil in sun. 45cm.
Aster pyrenaeus 'Lutetia'£6.50
Excellent clump forming plant with masses of lavender flowers on short but willowy stems to 45cm in summer and autumn. Ordinary soil in sun.
Silphium asteriscus var. trifoliatum£5.50
syn. Silphium trifoliatum. An elegant prairie plant from north America with pretty yellow daisies on the top of stems with narrow leaves in whorls of 3. Not sure of height yet but probably at least 1.8m! Good soil in sun.