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botanical name:
Aster amellus 'Grunder'
Aster amellus 'Grunder' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Michaelmas daisy
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.60m
width: 0.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: violet
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 4 to 9
Clump forming. Large, light violet flower heads, late summer to autumn.

Well-drained, moderately fertile soil in full sun. Thrives in alkaline soil.

By division of clumps in early spring. Also by basal cuttings in spring.

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