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Common Name

ASTER lateriflorus Lady in Black

An improved form of Horizontalis with black stems. Masses of tiny white flowers with pink centres. Sept-Oct. Black leaves. Erect bushy plant. Ht. 90cm. Sp. 40cm. Mildew free. Sun. Any not too dry soil. Taller than A. Prince.


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Plant Details: ASTER lateriflorus Lady in Black

Plant: ASTER

Species: lateriflorus

Variety: Lady in Black

Common name: Michaelmas Daisy

Family: Asteraceae

Flower colour: Mauve

Flower month: Sep, Oct

Flower scent: None

Foliage colour: Black

Hardy: Hardy

Soil type: Moist soil

Aspect: Sun

Evergreen: Deciduous

Height: 90

Spread: 40

Flower type: Single

Flower attribute: Elegant

Flower style: Arch Foliage Habit

Leaf colour: Black

Container: None

Winter grow conditions: Outside

Compost: Peat Based

Web rating: Woottens rating 9/10

Special uses: Rabbit Proof, Butterflies, Bees, Marine

Pot Size: 14cm

Mail Order Details

​We aim to dispatch our container grown stock within 5-7 working days & 7-10 working days’ for bareroot stock. However there may be a delay on certain plants due to regular changes in availability and plant quality. We only send plants of optimum quality therefore your delivery may be split and plants sent to follow later. Whilst we try and keep our website up to date inevitably during busy period’s plants may sell out.

We advise you contact the nursery regarding availability should you have any concerns. Or Click Here to find out more about our mail order plants.

Collections – For container grown stock we need 4 workings days’ notice before collection & 10 days’ for bareroot stock. You can collect from the nursery on a Wednesday between 9am-4pm or a Saturday between 9am-12noon or on one of our open weekends.

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