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Alpine Aster 'Abendschein'

Aster alpinus 'Abendschein'

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

H7-H3

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

25cm

Max

45cm

10cm

Min

20cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

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Alpine Aster 'Abendschein' Overview

Aster alpinus 'Abendschein' is a compact mound-forming perennial that flowers from late spring into summer. Flowers are violet with yellow centres and these appear on long stems.

Common problems with Alpine Aster 'Abendschein'

How to harvest Alpine Aster 'Abendschein'

Generally not harvested

How to propagate Alpine Aster 'Abendschein'

Division

Special features of Alpine Aster 'Abendschein'

Attracts useful insects

Other uses of Alpine Aster 'Abendschein'

This plant is occasionally used for floral arrangements and works well in city, rock or gravel gardens.