Moench Frikartii Aster
Aster x frikartii 'Moench'
Keep soil moist, but not soggy.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||ASS-ter frih-KART-ee-eye|
|Average Size at Maturity||Fast growing; reaches 3 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Summer to Early Fall|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Rock Garden, Very Wet Areas, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Improved Disease Resistance, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Fast Growing|
|Watering Needs||Keep soil moist, but not soggy.|
|Companion Plants||Feather Reed Grass (Calamagrostis); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Sedum (Sedum); Salvia (Salvia); Bee Balm (Monarda)|
Thrives in moist, fertile, slightly acidic, well-drained soils but highly adaptable. Prefers cool summer climates. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. For a neat, tidy appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9