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Aster 'Little Carlow'

Aster  'Little Carlow'
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Common Name: Michaelmas Daisy

Plant Family: Asteraceae

Useful for:  Cut Flower
Planting Style:  cottage
Season of Interest:  Autumn to spring
Position/ Situation:  Herbaceous Border
Sun or Shade:  Sun
Flower Colour:  Blue
Scented flowers or leaves:  No Scent
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Evergreen:  No
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Soil PH:  No preference
Award of Garden Merit:  Yes
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Bee and Butterfly:  Both
Rabbit & Deer Resistance:  Not Known To Be Resistant
Resistance to Honey Fungus:  Resistant to Honey Fungus


A superb perennial for autumn colour with violet-blue daisies to 2 cm with a yellow centre from September to October. Makes a huge clump which is absolutely smothered with flowers! A must-have plant for late season colour. Grow in moisture retentive but well drained soil in sun to part shade. Excellent cut flower and attracts bees and butterflies.


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