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Aster x frikartii 'Mönch'
common name: Michaelmas daisy
synonyms: Aster x frikartii 'Monch'
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: violet
main season: Summer
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
Tall branching perennial with bold lavender blue flowers for many weeks in late summer and early autumn. Excellent variety, resistant to mildew.
Well-drained, moderately fertile soil in full sun.
By division or from basal cuttings taken in spring
Hybrid of Aster amellus x Aster thomsonii. Raised by Frikart in Switzerland about 1920.