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New England aster 'Herbstschnee'

Symphyotrichum novae-angliae 'Herbstschnee'

Michaelmas Daisy 'Herbstschnee'

This aster can get to 1.2m tall making it a great architectural plant to add to the back of mixed borders. It has lance-shaped leaves and produces open sprays of yellow-centred flowers 5cm across, with many narrow white rays, opening from late summer to late autumn.

Planning

Difficulty
Easy
Flowering time
Summer, Autumn

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Division
Divide clumps in late spring every 3 years to maintain vigor.

Special features

Geography

Environment

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

Personality

Family
Asteraceae
Flower colour
White
Scent
None

Problems

generally pest free but can suffer from verticillium wilt, powdery mildew and grey moulds.

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