A picture of a Aster 'Little Carlow'

Aster 'Little Carlow'

Symphyotrichum 'Little Carlow'

Also known as

Michaelmas Daisy 'Little Carlow'

Photo by AlanGardenMaster (All rights reserved)

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

50cm

50cm

Min

10cm

3 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Aster 'Little Carlow'

Some purple Symphyotrichum 'Little Carlow' flowers in a garden
A photo of Aster 'Little Carlow'

Aster 'Little Carlow' Overview

Symphyotrichum 'Little Carlow' is an attractive perennial cultivar bred by a hybrid cross between the species Symphyotrichum cordifolium and Symphyotrichum novi-belgii. It has a bushy habit and is deciduous in nature, producing narrow, grass-like leaves and bright violet-blue blooms with yellow centres. The flowers measure around 2cm in width and this cultivar can reach up to a metre in height. It has also earnt a Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit.

Common problems with Aster 'Little Carlow'

Can suffer from Verticillium wilt.

How to propagate Aster 'Little Carlow'

Division

Divide in spring.

Special features of Aster 'Little Carlow'

Attractive flowers