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botanical name:
Aster radula
Aster radula © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.45m
width: 0.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: lilac
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
Clump forming, large soft lilac-blue flowers on erect branching stems, over a long period from July. Neat bushy habit.

Moist, well-drained, moderately fertile soil in sun or part shade. Quite adaptable and easy.

By division of clumps in early spring.

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