Scientific Name: Aster x frikartii 'Monch'Form: Oval - horizontal
Common Name:Frikart asterTexture:Medium
Family Name:AsteraceaeHabit: Arching, Open, Spreading
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.4 - 0.7m x 0.6 - 1.0m
Origin: Garden origin Hardiness Zone:Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Soft flexible, Oblong, Serrate
Flowers: Head (capitulum), (Floriferous), Yellow, Purple, Jul- Aug- Sep
Fruit: Cypsela (achene + calyx), Brown, Oct
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Attract butterflies, Container planting, Cut flower or foliage, Filler, Group or mass planting, Mixed shrub border, Perennial border
Key ID Features:Leaves mid-green, alternate, sessile; flower heads with linear purple ray florets and compact yellow disc florets.