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Aster (Symphyotrichum) 'Little Carlow'

Common Name: Michaelmas Daisy

Plant Family: Asteraceae

Aster (Symphyotrichum) 'Little Carlow'
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Price:  £6.00
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Availability:  

  

3 in stock

Size/Qty:  1 litre 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:  Blue
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Evergreen:  No
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Soil PH:  No preference
Bee and Butterfly:  Both
Rabbit & Deer Resistance:  Not Known To Be Resistant
RHS Award of Garden Merit:  Yes


A superb perennial for autumn colour with violet-blue daisies to 2 cm with a yellow centre from September to October. Makes a huge clump which is absolutely smothered with flowers! A must-have plant for late season colour. Grow in moisture retentive but well drained soil in sun to part shade. Excellent cut flower and attracts bees and butterflies.


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    

 

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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