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Aster (Symphyotrichum) ericoides 'Pink Cloud'

Common Name: Michaelmas Daisy

Plant Family: Asteraceae

Aster (Symphyotrichum) ericoides 'Pink Cloud'
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Price:  £5.00
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5 in stock

Size/Qty:  9cm pot


Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Position/ Situation:  Herbaceous Border
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Planting Style:  cottage
Suggested Use:  Cut Flower
Season of Interest:  Autumn to spring
Flower Colour:  Pink
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Soil PH:  No preference
Bee and Butterfly:  Both
Rabbit & Deer Resistance:  Not Known To Be Resistant
Resistance to Honey Fungus:  Resistant to Honey Fungus
RHS Award of Garden Merit:  Yes


Clouds of small pink daisies from September to November. Superb cut flower. Cut hard back in early summer so plants are not too leggy come flowering time. For fairly fertile, well drained soil in full sun.


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10    

 

See our delivery information page for details

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