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botanical name:
Aster x frikartii 'Jungfrau'
Aster x frikartii 'Jungfrau' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Michaelmas daisy
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.75m
width: 0.40m
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: -18°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
Branching perennial with lavender blue flowers in late summer and early autumn.

Well-drained, moderately fertile soil in full sun.

By division or from basal cuttings taken in spring

other notes:
Hybrid of Aster amellus x Aster thomsonii. Raised by Frikart in Switzerland about 1920.
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