Aster Little Carlow

Aster Little Carlow

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Aster Little Carlow - Description

Potted Aster x frikartii 'Little Carlow'
Common Name: Little Carlow Aster
Other Names: Frikart's Aster
Indoors or Outdoor: Suitable for outdoor planting
Size: Grows to a mature height of approximately 60-80 cm with a similar spread.

Aster Little Carlow - Delivery

Delivery Info: Your healthy Aster Little Carlow plant will be carefully packaged and shipped directly to your doorstep, ready for planting.

Aster Little Carlow - Characteristics

Mature Size: Typically reaches a height of 60-80 cm with a similar spread.
Evergreen or Deciduous: Deciduous, meaning it sheds its leaves in the winter and regrows them in the spring.
Preferred Position: Full sun to partial shade.
Shape - Plant Characteristics: Upright growth with fine-textured, lance-shaped leaves. Produces an abundance of lavender-blue daisy-like flowers with golden centers.
Hardy or Not Hardy: Hardy in most Irish climates.
Diseases: Generally disease-resistant.

Aster Little Carlow - Uses

Uses in Garden: Little Carlow Aster is a versatile plant that works well in borders, rock gardens, and cottage-style gardens. It's also attractive to pollinators and butterflies, making it a great addition to wildlife-friendly gardens.

Aster Little Carlow - Planting Characteristics

Preferred Planting Aspect: Full sun to partial shade.
Frost Hardy: Yes, it can withstand frost in Irish climates.
Fast or Slow Growing: Moderately fast-growing.
Pruning Advice: Cut back in late spring to encourage bushier growth and deadhead to prolong flowering.

Aster Little Carlow - Planting Instructions in an Irish Climate

Sowing Time: Plant in spring or early autumn.
Instruction: Choose a well-drained soil and dig a hole slightly larger than the root ball. Place the plant, backfill with soil, and water thoroughly.
Trench Preparation: No trench preparation is needed for this plant.
Positioning of Plants: Plant in an area with good sunlight for at least part of the day.
Plant Spacing: Space plants approximately 30-45 cm apart.
Pruning: Prune back in late spring to a height of about 15 cm to encourage bushier growth and more prolific flowering.

Facts About Product: Aster Little Carlow is known for its profusion of small, lavender-blue flowers that provide a burst of late summer and early autumn color. Its fine-textured foliage and attractive blooms make it a popular choice for gardeners looking to add charm and pollinator-friendly plants to their landscapes.

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We operate our own delivery service within 12km of the garden centre for €15, for this service we can deliver you any item from Windyridge. 

Outside of this radius we out source couriers, we cannot unfortunately ship a lot of bulkier items such as large pots, composts and many of our more delicate living things. 

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