Aster Frikartii

Wonder Of Staffa; Monch Aster

Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 3' (Plant 20" apart)
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Early Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 5-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay
Flower / Accent: Lavender / Blue
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

An unusual plant. Rapidly develops into an airy mound as broad as it is tall, as much as 3' by 3' in rich soil. Covered with lavender-blue daisy flowers with a yellow center from July until a hard freeze. One of the best Asters for superb color and form. A classic for good reason.

An upright perennial with thick stems and long lasting blooms. Very versatile for almost all garden sites, whether it is a border, rock garden, water side or dry area.

Features to Note:

  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • Attracts Birds
  • Beneficial for Pollinators

Aster General Information:

Asters are invaluable in the hardy border, adding superb color in the autumn. Very durable and long lived. Richer soils will generally yield taller plants. Frikartii is a Summer Aster blooming until a hard freeze. Good drainage and some winter protection is best for Aster Frikartii.

Aster Plant Care:

No special care needed. Recommend you leave standing for winter, and cut back in spring. Avoid wet overwintering conditions. Can be divided every 2-3 years in spring.

$10.95 ea.
(3+) $10.50 ea.
Ships: Fall 2016
Plant Code: ASFR