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Aster novi-belgii 'Eventide'

 

Aster 'Eventide'

Aster Eventide sports masses of lavender flowers with a yellow center. Clusters of semi-double flowers are produced at the tips of the stems and create a cheery display against the dark green foliage. Looks good in borders for a late summer splash of colour

 
plant Features
  • Aster Eventide likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Aster Eventide likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Aster Eventide is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Aster Eventide likes moist and fertile

    Moist and fertile

 
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plant information

Common name

Aster 'Eventide'

Latin name

Aster novi-belgii 'Eventide'

type

Herbaceous Perennials

family

Asteraceae

ph

5.0 - 7.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Aster Eventide likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Aster Eventide is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Aster Eventide likes moist and fertile

    Moist and fertile

  • Water

    Aster Eventide likes very little water

    Very little water

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Aster Eventide is 0.50meters x 0.80meters 0.50 M 0.80 M

Aster novi-belgii 'Eventide'

Aster Eventide sports masses of lavender flowers with a yellow center. Clusters of semi-double flowers are produced at the tips of the stems and create a cheery display against the dark green foliage. Looks good in borders for a late summer splash of colour


Flowering season

From Early Autumn TO Late Autumn

Flowers appear in early autumn and last through to late autumn. Deadhead to increase flower production

 

When to plant

From Early Spring TO Mid Summer

Plant container grown plants throughout spring/Summer. Established plants can be divided.

 

Propagation by division.

From Early Spring TO Early Spring

After approximately three years, once herbaceous perennial varieties have become established clumps they should be divided in order to retain vigour. Many herbaceous plants can be divided in autumn, but spring may be the safer option just as they are starting into growth. Autumn division may result in the loss of smaller divisions if a cold, wet winter follows. The simplest method is to carefully dig around the clump and gently pull it apart into fist sized pieces and re-plant immediately. The middle of the original clump should be discarded as this will have lost vigour and become woody.

 

Planting

From Mid Spring TO Mid Autumn

Plant in an open sunny site, in soil that is alkaline toslightly acid, fertile and moisture retentive in spring and summer. A.alpinus, A. amellus, A. x frikarti and A.pyrenaeus 'Lutetia' and A.thomsonii 'Nanus' require alkaline soils and good winter drainage. Plant out autumn flowering asters in mid or late spring and spring flowering asters in mid-autumn or early spring.

 

Flowering

From Mid Spring TO Mid Autumn

Most asters flower in late Summer and Autumn, with Michaelmas daisies being the later flowering varieties. There are some alpine varieties that bloom in Spring

 
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