This 'old favourite' produces brilliantly coloured displays during summer. The large ruffled Aster blooms keep well as cut flowers. An annual, flowers the same year in sun or partial shade. Prefers well-drained soil and an open sunny position.
|Light Requirements — Part Shade|
|Soil Requirements — Well drained soil|
Sow in seed boxes or punnets, 6mm deep, or direct in flowering position. Plant 45cm apart, waiting until frosts are over. In hot weather, spread a mulch of lawn clippings or compost over the soil surface to conserve moisture and keep roots cool. Asters require plenty of water during their growing and flowering season.
This plant requires plenty of water during their growing and flowering season.