Relatives of Aster and Kalimeris. A member of the Asteraceae family.
Common name: Doll's Daisy
Tall, slender, plants with blue-green leaves and masses of daisy flowers in late summer and autumn.
Great for bees and hoverflies.
Cut Flower Use:
They like sun and do well in our well-drained soil.
We propagate our by division of clumps in spring. Species can be grown from seed.
Pests and Diseases:
No specific problems.
Native to the prairie lands of the USA.
White, opening from pink buds. About 4ft tall and flowering from mid August into the autumn.
Looks good planted amongst other tall plants and is a good alternative to asters where the soil is very dry.
Price: £5.00 (9cm pot)