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Aster novi-belgii 'Crimson Brocade' (Michaelmas daisy 'Crimson Brocade')

Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
2 hours care
per year
Ultimate height
0.5m
Max height
Ultimate spread
0.5m
Max spread
Time to maturity
2-5 years
To maturity

Botanical name: Aster novi-belgii 'Crimson Brocade'

Other names: Michaelmas daisy 'Crimson Brocade'

Genus: Aster

Variety or Cultivar: 'Crimson Brocade' _ 'Crimson Brocade' forms a compact of narrow, mid-green leaves and clusters reddish-pink, semi-double, daisy-like flowers.


Aster novi-belgii 'Crimson Brocade' is: Deciduous

Flower: Red, Pink in Summer; Red, Pink in Autumn

Foliage: Dark-green in Summer

Habit: Bushy, Compact, Cushion or Mound Forming, Rounded

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids , Eelworms (leaf and bud) , Michaelmas daisy mite , Slugs , Snails , Tarsonemid mites

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

General care

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

Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...


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Aster novi-belgii 'Crimson Brocade' (Michaelmas daisy 'Crimson Brocade') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

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

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

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

Soil drainage: Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH: Alkaline, Neutral, Acid

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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