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Other common names
aster 'Wunder von Stä fa'
Aster can be perennials, annuals or subshrubs, mostly with narrow leaves, and solitary or clustered, daisy-like flowers
'Wunder von Stäfa' is an herbaceous perennial to 75cm, with dark foliage and light violet, yellow-centred flowers to 5cm wide
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
SoilSand, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in well-drained, moderately fertile soil in an open, sunny position
Propagate by division in spring or root basal cuttings in spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden Wildlife Gardens
Pruning Cut back in late autumn
Pests Generally pest free
Asters may suffer Verticillium wilt, powdery mildews and grey moulds
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