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Aster Collection

Full Sun Full Sun
Fully hardy perennial Fully hardy perennial
Hardy Annual Hardy Annual
Flowers For Cutting/Drying Flowers For Cutting/Drying
Suitable for Container Suitable for Container
Bees And Butterflies Bees And Butterflies

Young plants
from £1.20

5 Young Plants (1 of each)
Delivered by 24th May 2021
15 Young plants (3 of each)
Delivered by 28th May 2021
25 plants (5 of each)
Delivered by 28th May 2021


Asters hide away in borders until the last days of summer when they finally burst into a frenzy of activity producing an abundance of daisy-like flowers to light up the garden late into November, a time when many perennials have faded. What an amazing plant. You might know them as the Michaelmas Daisy but botanically they are referred to as Asters and are a relative of the wild daisy. We just love them because they are so hardy, dependable and easy to grow, with a rich tapestry of colours that is breath-taking, they are a must have for any autumn garden. Nestled near the bottom of the Malvern Hills is The Picton Garden, where the Plant Heritage National Collection of over 430 Aster varieties is displayed. Named from the ancient Greek, Aster means star, they will shine and light up your borders and containers with very little maintenance, they are so easy to grow but much loved by our pollinating friends, the bees and butterflies who will visit to take advantage of the nectar-rich feast on offer. A traditional and popular favourite of florists, Aster make excellent cut flowers for your home too. Easy to grow Aster are unfussy on soil conditions in sun or part shade and fully hardy, so winter cold does not bother them at all.
Summer Autumn Summer/Autumn Spring/Summer/Autumn
120cm (48in)
Flowers For Cutting/Drying Suitable for Container Bees And Butterflies
60cm (24in)
Full Sun Part Sun/Part Shade
Pink Purple Lilac White Blue
Young Plants
Fully hardy perennial Hardy Annual Fully Hardy
Cottage Garden Container Gardening Cutting Garden Small Gardens
Aster novi-belgii Fellowship (Pink Lilac) AGM.
Height 100cm (40in). Spread 60cm (24in) 30-60cm (12-24in)
Aster Monch (Blue).
Height 70cm (28in). Spread 40-60cm (16-24in)
Aster novae-angliae Helen Picton (Purple).
Height 120cm (48in). Spread 60cm (24in)
Aster novi-belgii Winston Churchill (Pink).
Height 90cm (36in). Spread 30-45cm (12-18in)
Aster ericoides Monte Cassino (White).
Height 1.2m (4ft). Spread 30cm (12in) 30-35cm
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How hardy are your plants?

All plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

FH - Fully hardy - will withstand temperatures down to -15 C (5F) and often lower.
H - Hardy - are happy down to at least -5C (23F).
HH - Half hardy - can withstand down to around 0C (32F).
T - Tender - may be damaged by temperatures below 5C (41F)
WT Warm temperate can withstand temperatures between 5-10 C (41-50 F)
ST Sub Tropical are happy in temperatures between 10-15 C (50 59 F)
TR Tropical can withstand temperatures above 15 C (59 F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.

If in doubt, please do feel free to give us a call on 01386 562 999.

We offer plants in a range of formats so what you receive varies from plant to plant. The images below show what you will receive for each format.
More information on how to care for each format can be found below.

We deliver to all of our customers within the UK including the Highlands and Islands for just £4.95 per order.

Your order will be confirmed by email and each item ordered will have an individual delivery date. Your items will arrive before the dates given unless Mother Nature lends a hand by providing unseasonable weather. On these rare occasions we would update you by email.

Items may be sent together, individually or a mix of the two depending on the individual delivery dates and our final quality inspection.

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