Aster x frikartii 'Monch'

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. More
1 x 9cm plant, for spring planting 510323-1 £4.95 Delivery mid April
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3 x 9cm plants, for spring planting 510323-3 £12.95 Delivery mid April
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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.

Genus Aster
Group/Species A. x frikartii
Variety Monch
Type Hardy Perennial
Common Name Michaelmas daisy
Border Position Middle
Soil Type Acid, Chalky, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained, Well-drained
Height 70cm (28in)
Spacing 40cm (16in)
Care Tips Cut back in late Autumn. Pinch in midsumer to encourage a great flowering season.
Flowering July - October
Vase Life 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.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
Advice
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Aster x frikartii 'Monch' reviews

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Reviewed 13th July 2018 by Janet

Great quality and service. I remember Sarah on Gerdener’s World and would love to see her on Tv again.

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Reviewed 13th July 2018 by Mrs McLachlan