Aster 'Little Carlow' (cordifolius hybrid)
The vibrant lavender-blue flowers on branching stems shine out among other asters making ‘Little Carlow’ a beacon of colour
- Position: partial shade
- Soil: moist, moderately fertile soil
- Rate of growth: average
- Flowering period: August to October
- Hardiness: fully hardy
Masses of small, cheerful, violet-blue daisies with bright yellow centres appear from late summer to mid-autumn on soft stems. A pretty aster that has been given the Award of Garden Merit by the Royal Horticultural Society. It loves some shade and will add a splash of colour to a late summer border.
- Garden care: 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.
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Q:Is this as mildew resistant as "munch"?Asked on 2/19/2013 by Bookworm from Woodbridge,suffolk
'Little Carlow' does display some resistance to mildew, but not as much as Aster × frikartii 'Mönch', which is usually completely mildew-free.
I hope this helps,Answered on 2/20/2013 by Helen from Crocus
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