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Aster (Symphyotrichum) 'Little Carlow'

Common Name: Michaelmas Daisy
Plant Family: Asteraceae
Plant Type: Hardy Perennial


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.

Aster (Symphyotrichum) 'Little Carlow'
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POT SIZE/QUANTITY:  9 cm
RHS Award of Garden Merit:  Yes
Season of Interest:  Autumn to spring
Bee and Butterfly:  Both
Sun or Shade:  Sun
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Minimum temperature:  Hardy
Position/Situation:  Herbaceous Border
Planting Style:  cottage
Suggested Use:  Cut Flower
Flower Colour:  Blue
Leaf Colour:  Green
Evergreen:  No
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Soil PH:  No preference
Rabbit & Deer Resistance:  Not Known To Be Resistant

Availability:  

<b>Currently being propagated, please enquire </b>  

Currently being propagated, please enquire

Price:  £4.50

Mainland UK  £8.50 -£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1 through to IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value £35) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10 We only send plants & seeds to UK locations (excl. Northern Ireland) Sorry we cannot ship to any other Country due to British Plant Health regulations on the export of plants post Brexit. There are no exceptions unfortunately  

 

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 (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Quantity or Pot size" on plant 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.