Aster Professor Kippenberg

Description

(Aster novi-belgii ‘Professor Anton Kippenberg’ ) 

SPECIAL QUALITIES

Professor Kippenbcrg is one of the best low growing asters. It provides a good ground cover when not in flower and in autumn a generous display of flowers.

FLOWERS

The flowers are typical daisy-like aster flowers in an attractive mauve-blue.

POSITION & USES

Asters prefer a sunny position. Plant at the front of a bed with other perennials or ground covers.

CULTIVATION

Easily grown in any reasonable garden soil. Cut flowering stems to the ground at the end of the season. Divide if necessary after several years.

FERTILISING

Regular applications of Seasol and Power Feed will keep it looking its best and growing well.

WATER RATING

  • Red can = Little water in hot, dry weather.
  • Green can = Deep watering every few weeks in hot, dry weather.
  • Blue can = Deep watering weekly in hot, dry weather.

Codes are a guide only and watering requirements will be affected by soil type, competition, mulching, wind and many other factors. Try to group plants with the same code in the one bed.

CAUTION: May be harmful if eaten.

Herb Attributes

Plants Needed per Square Metre 5-6
Habit  Forms an evergreen leafy mat that spreads slowly.
Position Full Sun, Frost Hardy
Height 30CM
Width 45CM