Aster laevis 'Arcturus'

Aster laevis 'Arcturus' is a taller growing deciduous herbaceous perennial ideal for the back of a border. Attractive lilac-mauve flowers in October and unusual shiny black stems and purple-black leaves making this variety a must for later season interest. Approx. 1.40cm x 60cm. Any reasonable soil in sun or part-shade.

Looks good planted with Actaea, Eupatoriums, Astrantias and Veronicastrum in the complimentary colour palette.
  • Annuals: Perennial
  • Deciduous: Deciduous
  • Cultivar: 'Arcturus'
  • Common Name: Michaelmas daisy
  • Features: good for late season interest at back of border. Approx. height 1.4m x 60 cm.
  • Genus: Aster
  • Species: laevis
  • Flower Colour: lilac-mauve flowers in October
  • Foliage Colour: unusual shiny black stems and purple-black leaves


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