Aster Climax Vicary Gibbs

Aster 'Climax Vicary Gibbs'

Our Ref No : 10112
2 Ltr
2 in stock
9 cm
17 in stock

Aster 'Climax Vicary Gibbs'

This elusive variety, challenging to find detailed information on, is an effortlessly cultivated gem. Boasting lovely mid-blue flowers that elegantly adorn mildew-resistant foliage, this unique find blooms reliably from September to November. It thrives in sunny, well-drained yet moist sites, making it a robust addition to the garden. Not only does it bring beauty to the autumn landscape, but it also extends the blooming season, offering a charming touch of color when many other plants have ceased flowering. A rare and easy-to-grow selection, this variety adds a touch of intrigue and resilience to any garden with its distinctive features and extended blooming period. More Asters for sale here

About the Genus

Asters, commonly known as Michaelmas daisies, are a diverse and vibrant group of flowering plants that bring a burst of colour to gardens in late summer and early autumn. Belonging to the Asteraceae family, this genus encompasses a wide range of species, offering a palette of hues, shapes, and sizes.

The characteristic daisy-like flowers of Asters feature a central disk surrounded by vibrant petals, creating a mesmerizing, starry appearance. The colours span the spectrum, including shades of purple, pink, blue, and white, adding a vivid tapestry to landscapes. Noteworthy varieties include the New England Aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae) and the New York Aster (Symphyotrichum novi-belgii).

Asters are cherished for their versatility, thriving in various soil types and sunlight conditions. They make excellent additions to borders, cottage gardens, and wildflower meadows. Additionally, Asters attract pollinators like bees and butterflies, contributing to the overall biodiversity of the garden.

One of the standout features of Asters is their ability to extend the flowering season, providing a captivating display when many other plants are waning. Their resilience, coupled with the sheer variety within the genus, ensures there's an Aster for every garden, making them a beloved choice among gardeners seeking late-season brilliance and pollinator-friendly blooms

Common NameMichaelmas Daisy
Approx Height (10 yrs.)60-90 cm (24-36")
Soil TypeAll
Soil pHAcid, Neutral, Alkaline
Flowering TimeAutumn
Cut FlowerCut Flower
Plants for PollinatorsPlants for Pollinators
Bee FriendlyBee Friendly
Butterfly FriendlyButterfly Friendly
Flower ColourLilac
Plant TypeHerbaceous
A very unusual variety that is hard to find information about. This easily grown variety has pretty mid blue flowers borne gracefully amidst mildew free foliage. A good variety that flowers from September through to November. Prefers a sunny well drained yet moist site. Excellent for extending the season in the autumn.

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