Aster stracheyi
  • Aster stracheyi


    Aster stracheyi is named after Lt. Richard Strachey, 19th century official with the Indian Civil Service and plant collector in Tibet.   It is a rare alpine aster which is a short, clump-forming perennial (height 20cm x 1m wide), with large lavender daisy flowers yellow centres. The flowers are attractive to pollinators and make excellent cut flowers.  It prefers a well-drained soil and full sun.   


    10cm pot