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Botanical name: Aster 'Coombe Fishacre'
Other names: Michelmas daisy 'Coombe Fishacre' , Calico aster 'Coombe Fishacre' , Fall aster 'Coombe Fishacre' , Aster lateriflorus 'Coombe Fishacre'
Variety or cultivar: 'Coombe Fishacre' _ 'Coombe Fishacre' is an erect, clump-forming perennial with lance-shaped, toothed dark green leaves and, from midsummer to mid-autumn, pink-flushed, white flowers with pink to yellow-brown centres.
Aster 'Coombe Fishacre' is: Deciduous
Flower: White, Pink, Flushed pink in Summer; Flushed pink, White, Pink in Autumn
Foliage: Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn
Habit: Clump-forming, Erect
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Pruning: Mulch after cutting back in late autumn. This cultivar can be cut or pinched back in early summer to encourage a bushier, compact form and later flowers. . REGISTER to read more...
Propagation: Divide, preferably in spring, but can be done in autumn.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...
Aster 'Coombe Fishacre' (Michelmas daisy 'Coombe Fishacre' ) will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Wildlife
Cultivation: Plant in moderately fertile, moist soil in partial shade. Will tolerate well-drained soil in full sun.
|This plant likes...||Garden match|
|Soil types:||Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)|
|Soil drainage:||Well-drained, Moist but well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Light:||Partial Shade, Full Sun|
|Aspect:||South, East, West|
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