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My favourite September/October perrenial

My favourite September/October perrenial (Aster x frikartii)

Aster or Michaelmas Daisy. Well named as they suddenly burst into colour in late September and last well into October.
They come in a mix of colours and sizes and brighten up the early days of Autumn, looking wonderful against the russet hues of other autumn plants.

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They are good if you avoid the ones that get mildew,one of the best I think is Aster 'Monch'.

1 Oct, 2007


This one is not Monch though. It is probably Wunder Von Stafa. The true Monch is darker blue than this.

2 Oct, 2007

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