Aster x frikartii 'Monch'

Frikart's Aster

Deciduous Perennial

Large 2" single lavender-blue daisies with yellow centers grace this perennial favorite over an amazingly long season. Provides valuable color from summer into fall. Drought tolerant and mildew resistant.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Exposure: Full Sun, Afternoon Sun

Water Needs: Average, Regular / Even


Size: 24 - 36 tall x 18 - 36 wide
Shape / Form: Mounding
Foliage Texture: Medium
Foliage Quality: Medium

Features: Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Drought-tolerant / Water wise, Flowers, Long Blooming

Foliage Color: Green

Flower Color: Lavender / Lilac
Bloom Season: Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Summer, Fall
Flower Shape: Daisy / Composite, Single

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Beds and Borders, Cutting Garden, Hell Strip, Mixed Border
Special Situations: Deer Resistant, Low Water / No Water, Pest / Disease Resistance
Wildlife: Butterflies, Deer Resistant

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Summer, Fall, Three Seasons of Interest
Plant Behavior: Clumping
Collections: Plants That Earn Their Keep

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: medium

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