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  • Aster novi-belgii Tonga Purple - purple in colour

Aster novi-belgii 'Purple'


Botanical Name - Aster novi-belgii 'Purple'

Common Name - Easter Daisy or Michaelmas daisy

Description - Asters are known by many names including Easter Daisy. These perennials which naturally multiply in the garden providing a larger display of flowers each season. Asters flower pink, mauve or purple from summer through to autumn with masses of flowers covering the plant. Tonga is a compact variety with a purple coloured daisy like flower.

Flower Time - Summer, Autumn

Size - Grows to 35-40cm high x 35-40cm wide.

Use - This compact selection of Aster is hardy and easy to grow in rockeries, borders, cottage gardens, mixed patio pots and window boxes for summer and autumn colour.

Position - Sun.

Maintenance - During winter when the plant is dormant, trim the plant back to 3cm above ground level. Fertilise in spring.

At a Glance

  • Flowers in summer and autumn
  • Naturally multiply
  • Frost hardy
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