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  • alpine aster
  • Eventual height: 0.3m
  • Eventual spread: 0.45m

Aster alpinus

alpine aster

RHS award of garden merit Perfect for pollinators
approx 250 seeds £2.35
approx 250 seeds £2.35
Quantity
  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: well-drained, moderately fertile soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: May to July
  • Hardiness:fully hardy

    Spreading perennials with a neat and compact habit, providing lots of large, eye-catching blooms in early summer. Ideal for a mixed, sunny border or large patio container.
    Winner of an Royal Horticultural Society, Award of Garden Merit for reliability and good performance.
    Part of the seed range produced by Mr Fothergill’s Seeds in partnership with the RHS.

  • Garden care: Stake with bamboo canes or brushwood in early spring. Water regularly during dry spells and deadhead regularly to prolong flowering. After flowering cut the flowered stems to the ground and apply a generous mulch of well-rotted garden compost or horse manure around the base of the plant.

  • Sow: February - July

  • Flowering: May - July

  • Approximate quantity: 250 seeds.
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