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Aster novi-belgii 'Alice Haslam' (Michelmas daisy 'Alice Haslam')

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
2 hours care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
0.25m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
0.45m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Aster novi-belgii 'Alice Haslam'

Other names: Michelmas daisy 'Alice Haslam', New York aster 'Alice Haslam'

Genus: Aster Aster

Variety or Cultivar: 'Alice Haslam' _ 'Alice Haslam' is a compact, bushy, wide-spreading, deciduous perennial with slender, branching stems bearing lance-shaped, mid-green leaves and panicles of single, red to reddish-pink flower heads from late summer to mid-autumn.


Aster novi-belgii 'Alice Haslam' is: Deciduous

Flower: Red in Summer; Red in Autumn

Foliage: Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer; Mid-green in Autumn

Habit: Spreading, Compact, Bushy

How to care

Watch out for

Pests: Pest free, may suffer from slugs on new growth.

Specific pests: Aphids , Eelworms (leaf and bud) , Slugs , Snails Aphids , Eelworms (leaf and bud) , Slugs , Snails

Specific diseases: Fusarium wilt , Grey mould , Leaf spot Fusarium wilt , Grey mould , Leaf spot

General care

Pruning: Cut back in late autumn. Divide every third year to maintain vigour. . REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Aster novi-belgii 'Alice Haslam' (Michelmas daisy 'Alice Haslam') will reach a height of 0.25m and a spread of 0.45m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Architectural, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Gravel

Cultivation: Grow in fertile, moist soil in full sun or partial shade.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Aster novi-belgii 'Alice Haslam'

Other names: Michelmas daisy 'Alice Haslam', New York aster 'Alice Haslam'

Genus: Aster Aster

Variety or Cultivar: 'Alice Haslam' _ 'Alice Haslam' is a compact, bushy, wide-spreading, deciduous perennial with slender, branching stems bearing lance-shaped, mid-green leaves and panicles of single, red to reddish-pink flower heads from late summer to mid-autumn.


Aster novi-belgii 'Alice Haslam' is: Deciduous

Flower: Red in Summer; Red in Autumn

Foliage: Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer; Mid-green in Autumn

Habit: Spreading, Compact, Bushy

Watch out for

Pests: Pest free, may suffer from slugs on new growth.

Specific pests: Aphids , Eelworms (leaf and bud) , Slugs , Snails

Specific diseases: Fusarium wilt , Grey mould , Leaf spot

General care

Pruning: Cut back in late autumn. Divide every third year to maintain vigour. . REGISTER to read more...


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Aster novi-belgii 'Alice Haslam' (Michelmas daisy 'Alice Haslam') will reach a height of 0.25m and a spread of 0.45m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Architectural, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Gravel

Cultivation: Grow in fertile, moist soil in full sun or partial shade.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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