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Herbaceous Perennial

Kalimeris incisa 'Alba'

Japanese aster 'Alba'

A clump-forming perennial to around 60cm tall. Its leafy, branching stems aretopped with sprays of white, daisy-like flowerheads with golden-yellow centres from summer into autumn

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Size
Ultimate height
0.5–1 metres
Time to ultimate height
2–5 years
Ultimate spread
0.1–0.5 metres
Growing conditions
Chalk
Loam
Sand
Moisture
Moist but well–drained
pH
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
StemFlowerFoliageFruit
Spring Green
Summer White Yellow Green
Autumn White Yellow Green
Winter
Position
  • Full sun
Aspect

South–facing or West–facing

Exposure
Exposed or Sheltered
Hardiness
H7
Botanical details
Family
Asteraceae
Native to the UK
No
Foliage
Deciduous
Habit
Bushy
Genus

Kalimeris are deciduous perennials with smooth, narrow, rounded, toothed or lobed leaves. The daisy-like flowers have white, pink or purple ray florets and yellow centres, and are carried singly or in flat-topped clusters

Name status

Unresolved

How to grow

Cultivation

Grow in moist but well-drained, fertile soil in full sun

Propagation

Propagate by division

Suggested planting locations and garden types
  • Prairie planting
  • City and courtyard gardens
  • Cottage and informal garden
  • Cut flowers
  • Flower borders and beds
Pruning

Cut down to ground level once flowering has finished

Pests

Generally pest-free

Diseases

May be susceptible to powdery mildews

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