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Aster amellus 'Jacqueline Genebrier' (Italian aster 'Jacqueline Genebrier')

Beginner
skill rating
2 hours care
per year
1m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Aster amellus 'Jacqueline Genebrier'

Other names

Italian aster 'Jacqueline Genebrier'

Genus

Aster Aster

Variety or Cultivar

'Jacqueline Genebrier' _ 'Jacqueline Genebrier' forms a clump of dark green lance-shaped leaves and bright red-purple flowers with yellow centers.


Aster amellus 'Jacqueline Genebrier' is: Deciduous

Habit

Bushy, Compact, Cushion or Mound Forming, Rounded

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Red, Dark-pink, Purple in Summer; Dark-pink, Purple, Red in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Leaf and bud eelworms , Slugs , Snails Aphids , Leaf and bud eelworms , Slugs , Snails

Fusarium wilt , Grey mould , Leaf spot Fusarium wilt , Grey mould , Leaf spot

General care

Pruning

Cut back after flowering.

Propagation

Best time to sow seed in a cold frame is in spring or autumn.

Propagation methods

Basal cuttings, Division, Seed


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Where to grow

Aster amellus 'Jacqueline Genebrier' (Italian aster 'Jacqueline Genebrier') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Wildlife

Cultivation

Plant in well-drained, moderately fertile soil in an open and sunny position. Thrives best in alkaline soil.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Aster amellus 'Jacqueline Genebrier'

Other names

Italian aster 'Jacqueline Genebrier'

Genus

Aster Aster

Variety or Cultivar

'Jacqueline Genebrier' _ 'Jacqueline Genebrier' forms a clump of dark green lance-shaped leaves and bright red-purple flowers with yellow centers.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Bushy, Compact, Cushion or Mound Forming, Rounded

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Red, Dark-pink, Purple in Summer; Dark-pink, Purple, Red in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Leaf and bud eelworms , Slugs , Snails

Specific diseases

Fusarium wilt , Grey mould , Leaf spot

General care

Pruning

Cut back after flowering.

Propagation

Best time to sow seed in a cold frame is in spring or autumn.

Propagation methods

Basal cuttings, Division, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Aster amellus 'Jacqueline Genebrier' (Italian aster 'Jacqueline Genebrier') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Wildlife

Cultivation

Plant in well-drained, moderately fertile soil in an open and sunny position. Thrives best in alkaline soil.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4

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