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Alpine Aster 'Abendschein'

Aster alpinus 'Abendschein'

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This compact mound forming perennial flowers from late spring into summer. It's violet with yellow centred flowers appear on long stems.

Planning

Difficulty
Easy
Flowering time
Spring, Summer
Fruiting time
Autumn

Harvesting

Generally not harvested

Propagation

Special features

Geography

Origin
Europe, Eurasia

Environment

Light
Full Sun
Soil moisture
Moist
Soil type
Sand, Chalk, Gravel
Soil PH preference
Neutral, Alkaline, Acid
Frost hardiness
Hardy

Uses

Notes
This plant is occasionally used for floral arrangements and works well in city, rock or gravel gardens.

Personality

Family
Asteraceae
Flower colour
Yellow, Purples
Scent
Mild

Problems

Can be attacked by aphids, leaf & bud eelworms, Aster mite, slugs & snails. It can also suffer from Fusarium wilt, grey mould & leaf spot.

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