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Aster frikartii ‘Monch’

Aster

Michaelmas Daisies

We never tire of Aster’s cheerful daisy faces and the profusion of colors and sizes that make up this genus, from 6 ft. giants to tiny dwarf alpines. Our Asters, large and small, are tried and true performers in ordinary garden soil and full sun. Generally late summer bloomers, they provide lots of oomph when many perennials have petered out.

<i>Aster</i> x <i>frikartii</i> ‘Monch’

In some gardening circles, Monch is acclaimed as one of the 10 best perennials. Prolific, 2.5 in. lavender flowers bloom generously for months on end. The clear color blends with so many others: lilac-colored Geranium renardii, Ballota pseudodictamnus and Kniphofia Lemons Bee.

Blooms July–October

Size: 18" high x 2' 0" wide.

Hardy to zone 5.

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