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Aster x frikartii Monch - AGM

Aster x frikartii Monch - AGM

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Aster x frikartii

    Aster x frikartii is a cross between Aster amellus x Aster thomsonii and was originally raised in the 1920's by Frikart in Switzerland. The best of these seedlings were raised and named after the three famous mountains Eiger, Jungfrau & Monch.
    Aster Monch is the best of these three varieties and it is a real winner, Monch has a very long flowering period, up to twice as long as the A. amellus varieties and is far more robust and reliable. It produces upright and freely branching producing masses of large daisy type flowers with finely cut petals and have a wonderful lavender blue colour and are produced from July-October.
    One of Graham Stuart Thomas's best perennials.
    Best in full sun and a well draining soil.
          • Height: Easily maintained to 50cm 
          • Spread: Easily maintained to 10cm
          • Foliage Colour: Green
          • Flower Colour: Lavender blue
          • Flowering Season: Summer to autumn
          • Soil Type: Moist, well drained, sandy, loam, clay
          • Position: Full Sun
          • Hardiness: Fully Hardy once established, H7 (-15 and below)
          • Type: Herbaceous Perennial

          Herbaceous Perennial
          Supplied in either a 9cm pot or 2 Litre pot, please select from the drop down menu when ordering.

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