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Aster × frikartii

Aster × frikartii

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Aster x frikartii 'Flora's Delight'

This plant flowers profusely and for an exceptionally long time, from early summer to mid-fall. Its flowers are violet-blue.

Noteworthy CharacteristicsCan be treated as an annual in hot climates.

CareProvide full sun and moist but well-drained soil.

PropagationMost asters require frequent division.

ProblemsMay die in Zone 5, susceptible to root rot in wet soils. Asters are sometimes plagued by fungal diseases. The most common are wilt disease, powdery mildew, and botrytis.

  • Genus : Aster
  • Plant Height : 1 to 3 feet
  • Zones : 5, 6, 7, 8
  • Moisture : Dry to Medium
  • Bloom Time : Early Fall, Fall, Late Summer, Summer
  • Characteristics : Fragrant Flowers
  • Light : Full Sun
  • Maintenance : Moderate
  • Plant Type : Perennials
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Summer Interest

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