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Ampelaster (Aster) carolinianus

Common Name: Climbing Carolina Aster, Michaelmas Daisy

Plant Family: Asteraceae

Ampelaster (Aster) carolinianus
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Price:  £5.50
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Availability:  

  

1 in stock

Size/Qty:  9 cm pots


Suggested Use:  Cut Flower
Season of Interest:  Autumn to spring
Position/ Situation:  Sunny Border
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Flower Colour:  Pink
Scent:  Scented Flowers
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  medium (up to 6 feet)
Soil Type:  dry or sandy soil
Soil PH:  No preference
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Bee and Butterfly:  Both
Resistance to Honey Fungus:  Resistant to Honey Fungus


Rarely offered, this US native produces masses of pale mauve - pink flowers very late in the year, a much appreciated source of food for bees and butterflies. Rather than being a true climber, it scrambles up through other shrubs, and can get to 10 feet. It needs a sunny, warm spot in well-drained soil. Cut off any dead growth in spring,


Mainland UK  (Courier) £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
*Seeds & cuttings only (Royal Mail) £2 Click & Collect from the nursery or from Plant Fairs (2 days notice required) FREE
Northern Ireland, Highlands & Islands From £10    

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Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall


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