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Aster x frikartii ‘Monch’ is a lovely bright lavender-blue flowers around golden hearts – brilliant for the autumn garden and the insects love these, laden with pollen and nectar.
No autumn garden is complete without its Michaelmas daisies, simple cottage garden perennials which flower long and hard in any soil. We have chosen only the very best to include here, which all grow quickly and easily and have good mildew resistance.
- RHS Award of Garden Merit
- Easy for beginners
|Variety:||x frikartii 'Monch'|
|Soil Type:||Well drained soil, with plenty of organic matter.||Site:||Full sun and shelter||Height:||50cm (20in)||Spacing:||40cm (16in) apart||Hardiness:||Fully hardy||Care tips:||Cut back in late Autumn. Pinch in midsumer to encourage a great flowering season.||Flowers:||❀ July - October||For the vase:||They will look good for a fortnight. If you strip all the leaves below the water line and thin out the leaves up the stem a bit more, and put a drop of bleach in the water, it will maximise the cut-flower potential.|