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Aster pringlei ‘Monte Cassino’
Aster pringlei ‘Monte Cassino’
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Aster pringlei ‘Monte Cassino’

Michaelmas Daisy

USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 1.085.920

Also known as Michaelmas Daisy, this is an easy, mildew resistant selection for late season colour in the perennial border. Plants form a bushy clump of tiny leaves, bearing masses of small white daises for weeks on end. Grown commercially as a florist's flower, and excellent for cutting. Pinch plants before July to maintain a more compact habit. Attractive to butterflies. Tolerates dry soil better than most aster selections. Divide plants every two to four years to maintain vigour.

Further details for
Aster pringlei ‘Monte Cassino’

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
  Average or
Care Level
Flower Colour
Blooming Time
  Early Fall
  Mid Fall
  Late Fall
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Butterflies
  Cut Flower
  Rabbit Resistant
  Wild Flower
   75-120 cm
   29-47 inches
   45-60 cm
   18-23 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.