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ASTER

ASTER ALBESCENS AIC337

Clusters of apple blossom pink flowers Sep-Oct, rounded subshrub 85cm. Collected 9800 feet Cang Sham Mtns, China. RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ASTER ALBESCENS AIC337

ASTER ALPINUS 'HAPPY END'

Large pink flowers May-Jun, 25cm. Compact plant. No will to live. . Bob's score = 4.5 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ASTER ALPINUS

ASTER ALPINUS VAR.ALBUS

Asteraceae

Nice clean white daisies May-Jul, 25cm. Easy. RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ASTER ALPINUS var.ALBUS

ASTER AMELLUS 'BLUE KING'

Loose heads of large violet-blue daisies Aug-Oct, 40cm. Easy and mildew-free (like all the varieties I offer). . Bob's score = 7 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ASTER AMELLUS

ASTER AMELLUS 'BRILLIANT'

Pink flowers in a compact non-spreading no-mildew plant Aug-Oct, 60cm. RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ASTER AMELLUS

ASTER AMELLUS 'BUTZEMANN'

Asteraceae

Purple flowers Aug-Oct, 30cm. Literally "Bogeyman". RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ASTER AMELLUS

ASTER AMELLUS 'DOKTOR OTTO PETSCHEK'

Asteraceae

Blue flowers Aug-Oct, bushy non-running habit, 45 x 60cm. RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ASTER AMELLUS

ASTER AMELLUS 'FORNCETT FLOURISH'

Asteraceae

Neat heads of deep violet-blue flowers Aug-Oct, 55cm. Strong grower. Like 'Violet Queen' but taller with more flowers. . Bob's score = 9 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ASTER AMELLUS

ASTER AMELLUS 'FRAMFIELDII'

Polygonaceae

Starry violet-blue daisies Sep-Nov, neat mildew-free plant, 50cm. . Bob's score = 8.5 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ASTER AMELLUS

ASTER AMELLUS 'GRÜNDER'

Asteraceae

Violet-purple flowers with slightly wobbly petals Aug-Oct, neat 50cm. RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ASTER AMELLUS

ASTER AMELLUS 'JACQUELINE GENEBRIER'

Pure pink flowers Aug-Oct, untidy 70cm. . Bob's score = 5.5 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ASTER AMELLUS

ASTER AMELLUS 'KING GEORGE'

Asteraceae

Large violet daisy flowers Aug-Oct, mildew-proof plant, 45cm. Sun or half shade, not too dry. Laxish habits. . Bob's score = 8 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ASTER AMELLUS

ASTER AMELLUS 'LAC DE GENÈVE'

Asteraceae

Large blue-mauve flowers on a neat mildew-proof plant Sep-Oct, 40cm. Easy and copes wonderfully with all the bad treatment it has had from me. . Bob's score = 7.5 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ASTER AMELLUS

ASTER AMELLUS 'LADY HINDLIP'

Asteraceae

Pinkish flowers Aug-Oct, 30cm. RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ASTER AMELLUS

ASTER AMELLUS 'MOERHEIM GEM'

Asteraceae

Purple-blue flowers Aug-Oct, 50cm. RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ASTER AMELLUS

ASTER AMELLUS 'NOCTURNE'

Asteraceae

Mildew-free, large deep violet-purple flowers from dark red-purple stems Aug-Oct, 55cm. Easy. Lovely. . Bob's score = 9 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ASTER AMELLUS

ASTER AMELLUS 'PEACH BLOSSOM'

Domed cushions of pink flowers Aug-Oct, 50cm. Reliable disease-free variety. . Bob's score = 7 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ASTER AMELLUS

ASTER AMELLUS 'PINK ZENITH'

Asteraceae

Compact mildew-proof pink flowers Aug-Oct, 50cm. Good soil, sun or part shade. Lovely. Synonym A.amellus 'Rosa Erfüllung' . Bob's score = 8 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ASTER AMELLUS

ASTER AMELLUS 'ROTFEUER'

Asteraceae

'Redfire'. Compact mildew-proof deep pink flowers Aug-Oct, 50cm. Good soil, sun or part shade. Lovely. . Bob's score = 8 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ASTER AMELLUS

ASTER AMELLUS 'RUDOLPH GOETHE'

Asteraceae

Disease-free violet flowers Aug-Oct, 50cm. . Bob's score = 7 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ASTER AMELLUS

ASTER AMELLUS VARIEGATED 'NOCTURNE'

Asteraceae

Mildew-free, large deep violet purple flowers from dark purple stems Aug-Oct, yellow splashed grey-green foliage, 55cm. Easy. RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ASTER AMELLUS variegated

ASTER AMELLUS 'VIOLET QUEEN'

Asteraceae

Compact plant with lovely pale centred deep violet flowers Aug-Nov, 30cm. Good soil, no competition, sun. Disease-free and long-lived. aka 'Veilchenkonigin'. . Bob's score = 9.5 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ASTER AMELLUS

ASTER 'COTSWOLD GEM'

Asteraceae

A hybrid chance seedling from Aster pyrenaeus 'Lutetia' probably with an Aster amellus cultivar as the pollen parent. Strong grower, starry strong pink-mauve flowers on a bushy disease-free plant Sep-Oct, 45cm. Easy, even dry shade. . Bob's score = 8 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ASTER

ASTER DELAVAYI

Asteraceae

Large purple-blue flowers with pale yellow centres from black buds, long delicate petals, Jul-Aug, 40cm, China. Synonym A.diplostephioides. . Bob's score = 5.5 RHS Hardiness Rating: H5 .

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ASTER DELAVAYI

ASTER DIPLOSTEPHIOIDES

Asteraceae

Narrow rayed lilac daisies big enough to resemble an echinacea species Jul-Sep, 45cm. Himalayas, China. RHS Hardiness Rating: H7 .

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ASTER DIPLOSTEPHIOIDES

ASTER EDO-MURASAKI

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ASTER EDO-MURASAKI

ASTER FENDLERI

White flowers Jul-Sep, 25cm. Drought tolerant.

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ASTER FENDLERI

ASTER FLACCIDUS

Asteraceae

Syn.A.purdomii. A mass of short large lilac gold-centred daisies May-Jul, 25 x 50cm. . Bob's score = 7 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ASTER FLACCIDUS

ASTER FLACCIDUS MCB 1029

From Himachal Pradesh. Synonym A.purdomii. Distinct from the other Aster flaccidus I have (much neater). Up-facing violet petalled, yellow centred flowers on short stems May-Jun, 20cm. RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ASTER FLACCIDUS McB 1029

ASTER FROM MARGARET OWEN

Large mildew-free semi-double semi-shaggy blue flowers Sep-Oct, 1m. Margaret got it from Paul Picton along with 'Fellowship'. Runner.

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ASTER from Margaret Owen

ASTER HAMA-OTOME

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ASTER HAMA-OTOME

ASTER KORAIENSIS

Asteraceae

large lavender daisies over a leafy plant Sep-Oct, 75cm. Synonym Miyamayomena koraiensis.

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ASTER KORAIENSIS

ASTER MAACKII

Asteraceae

Wiry dark stems with simple lilac flowers Sep-Oct, 65cm. Nice. Siberia, China Korea and Japan. RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ASTER MAACKII

ASTER 'MONCH'

SEE ASTER x FRIKARTII 'MÖNCH' RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ASTER

ASTER NATALENSIS

SEE FELICIA ROSULATA

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ASTER NATALENSIS

ASTER NOVAE-ANGLIAE 'DWARF ALMA POTSCHKE'

Reverted to normal medium size.

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ASTER NOVAE-ANGLIAE

ASTER NOVAE-ANGLIAE VAR.

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ASTER NOVAE-ANGLIAE VAR.

ASTER PEDUNCULARIS

Asteraceae

A special michaelmas daisy. Lovely large blue daisies Jul-Sep, shapely clumps, 60cm. Easy even dry shade. Himalayas. . Bob's score = 7.5 RHS Hardiness Rating: H5 .

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ASTER PEDUNCULARIS

ASTER PURDOMII

SEE ASTER FLACCIDUS RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ASTER PURDOMII

ASTER PYRENAEUS 'LUTETIA'

Asteraceae

Prolific pale lilac flowers in open sprays Aug-Oct, 50cm. Grows in dry shade for me. . Bob's score = 7 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ASTER PYRENAEUS

ASTER SCHREBERI 'PRIMROSE PATH'

See A.'Primrose Path'.

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ASTER SCHREBERI

ASTER 'SEPTEMBER FLOWER'

A famous flower for cutting Sep-Nov, 90cm. Not very winter hardy. RHS Hardiness Rating: H4 .

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ASTER

ASTER SOULIEI

Asteraceae

Substantial up-facing semi-double mauve-blue flowers with large gold centres May-Jun, a few to each stem, 20cm. RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ASTER SOULIEI

ASTER SP. EVERGREEN

Asteraceae

Lavender-blue flowers May-Jul, evergreen heart-shaped foliage, wiry stems, clumper, chamaephyte 40cm. Collected China and introduced first to Japan, then to USA, then to Europe. RHS Hardiness Rating: H5 .

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ASTER SP. EVERGREEN

ASTER SP. KEVIN

Grey foliage, lavender flowers 35cm. Seed collected by Kevin from Beeches Nursery at Zion National Park. May be an Erigeron?

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ASTER SP. KEVIN

ASTER SPATHULIFOLIUS

Asteraceae

Leafy plant with virtual rosettes of downy foliage and few late pale lavender flowers dotted over the mound Sep-Nov, 45cm. Coastal Japan, Korea, Taiwan, etc. . Bob's score = 3

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ASTER SPATHULIFOLIUS

ASTER TATARICUS 'JINDAI'

Flat-headed clusters of purple flowers Oct-Dec, 1m. Often frosted before it flowers. . Bob's score = 3 RHS Hardiness Rating: H5 .

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ASTER TATARICUS

ASTER THOMSONII

Asteraceae

Flowers for as long as Aster x frikartii 'Mönch' but with a better upright habit. Lavender blue flowers Jul-Nov, 75cm. . Bob's score = 7 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ASTER THOMSONII

ASTER THOMSONII 'NANUS'

Asteraceae

Lilac-blue flowers on a bushy plant over a long season Jul-Sep, 40cm. . Bob's score = 7 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ASTER THOMSONII

ASTER TONGOLENSIS

Short at 25cm. Lilac-blue flowers in a carpet May-Jun. . Bob's score = 7 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ASTER TONGOLENSIS

ASTER TRIFOLIATUS SUBSP.AGERATOIDES

Asteraceae

Usefully late and reliable clear strong purple flowers (Oct-Dec) that do battle with the onset of winter, dark stems, purple flushed foliage at anthesis, 75cm. N.E.Asia. . Bob's score = 7.5 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ASTER TRIFOLIATUS subsp.AGERATOIDES

ASTER TRIFOLIATUS SUBSP.AGERATOIDES 'ASHVI'

Asteraceae

White flowers on a shapely plant over an extraordinarily long season (Jul)Aug-Nov, 85cm, easy and good. Even dry shade. The dead flowers are hidden by new ones erupting around them. Japan. . Bob's score = 8.5 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ASTER TRIFOLIATUS subsp.AGERATOIDES

ASTER TRIFOLIATUS SUBSP.AGERATOIDES 'ASRAN'

Asteraceae

Shapely plant with pale lilac flowers late - Sep-Nov, cut foliage no mildew, 60cm. Easy and good. Even dry shade. . Bob's score = 8 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ASTER TRIFOLIATUS subsp.AGERATOIDES

ASTER TRIFOLIATUS SUBSP.AGERATOIDES 'EZO MURASAKI'

Asteraceae

Bright purplish flowers in late autumn/early winter Oct-Dec, mildew-free, 60cm. Mildly runs - on clay it's very well behaved. Even dry shade under trees. Japan. . Bob's score = 8 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ASTER TRIFOLIATUS subsp.AGERATOIDES

ASTER TRIFOLIATUS SUBSP.AGERATOIDES 'EZO MURASAKI' VARIEGATED

Lamiaceae

A very good plant in the right place. profuse small neat blueish flowers Sep-Nov, mildew-free, runs, 60cm. The running ability depends on the soil - on clay it's very well behaved. Even dry shade under trees. Japan.

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ASTER TRIFOLIATUS subsp.AGERATOIDES

ASTER TRIFOLIATUS SUBSP.AGERATOIDES 'HARRY SMITH'

Asteraceae

Pink flowers Aug-Oct, wiry dark stems, dark foliage. Tough non-creeping, mildew-resistant michaelmas daisy for even dry shade places, 60cm. . Bob's score = 9.5 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ASTER TRIFOLIATUS subsp.AGERATOIDES

ASTER TRIFOLIATUS SUBSP.AGERATOIDES 'STARSHINE'

Asteraceae

White flowers on a shapely short plant (Jul)Aug-Oct(Nov), dark foliage 35cm, easy and good. Even dry shade. PVR - propagation for resale prohibited. . Bob's score = 6.5 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ASTER TRIFOLIATUS subsp.AGERATOIDES

ASTER 'TRIUMPH'

Asteraceae

An old and unjustifiably neglected hybrid. Aster alpinus x A.amellus gives large short-stemmed blue-violet flowers for a long period in summer May-Aug, 25cm. . Bob's score = 7 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ASTER

ASTER VAR. 1

Good white flowers Sep-Oct, 1-2m. Too invasive. . Bob's score = 5

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ASTER VAR. 1

ASTER X FRIKARTII

Large lavender flowers Jul-Oct, no mildew problems, 75cms. Good soil, sun. . Bob's score = 6.5 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ASTER x FRIKARTII

ASTER X FRIKARTII 'MÖNCH'

Asteraceae

This is the true variety. Large lavender flowers for a very long season Jun-Oct(Nov), 70cm, lax. No mildew, easy. . Bob's score = 8 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ASTER x FRIKARTII

ASTER X FRIKARTII 'WUNDER VON STAFA'

Asteraceae

Like Aster 'Monch' but more upright. Large lavender flowers over a long period Jul-Nov, 80cm. Easy, no disease. . Bob's score = 7.5 RHS Hardiness Rating: H7.

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ASTER x FRIKARTII



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