90-120cm x 60cm. Lush growing. Broad dark foliage. The flowers are larger than the species. Violet-blue with yellow centres. looks great with grasses and contrasting plants such as Achillea Anthea or A. Gold Plate.
Slender lavender-blue ray-florets surround a golden yellow disc, forming good-sized flower-heads to 8cm across, Well-branching stems from midsummer to mid-autumn. Highly prized for its vigorous growth and resistance to disease. After flowering cut the flowered stems to the...
, Aster lateriflorus 'Coombe Fishacre' ' is an erect, clump-forming perennial with lance-shaped, toothed dark green leaves and, from midsummer to mid-autumn, pink-flushed, white flowers with pink to yellow-brown centres.
Now more correctly called Symphyotrichum n.a. Harrington's Pink. No doubt about it those botanists live in another world. I'll still continue to call it an Aster!! This is the perfect plant for the back of the border. Clusters of clear light rose-pink flowers on sturdy...
1.35m. Large single late flowering lavender-blue flowers in strong sprays that make a great spire. Ideal in the border and for cutting. The flowers have a pale yellow disc. One of the oldest cultivars.
40cm, violet-blue flowers. Medium-late season(Feb-Apr) Good front of the border.
Low growing New York aster approx. 40cm wit a mass of Violet flowers summer-autumn. Full sun.
50cm Clean white flowers, full sun to semi-shade with moist rich soil.
30-40cm Sprays of lavender blue flowers late summer to autumn . A nice compact grower.
Low growing 40cm with bright purple-red flowers. Soon makes a nice clump.
Mid season flowering, large lilac-purple flowers with stems up to 1m
1m. This plant came to us as Marie Ballard but it differs from other descriptions. Mostly semi double flowers and the odd fully double in a lovely soft blue.