Aster (Aster x frikartii 'Flora's Delight') in the Asters Database

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Plant Height: 18 - 24 inches
Plant Spread: 18 -24 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Lilac pink with yellow centres
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Other Beneficial Insects: Hoverflies and others
Resistances: Powdery Mildew
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Does not set seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Other: Basal cuttings in spring
Parentage: Aster thomsonii 'Nanus' x Aster amellus 'Sonia', Breeder Alan Bloom, 1964, and named after his wife

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