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Aster spathulifolius Maxim.

  • Aster fauriei Levl. et Vaniot

    Rhizome branched. Stems erect, 120-150 cm, glabrous at the base, branched only in the flowering shoots. Basal leaves very large, up to 50 cm long, withering before the flowering period. Stem leaves 10-20 cm, elongated-oblong, those on the flowering shoots sessile. Flower heads numerous, 30 to 50, each 4-5 cm diam. Ray flowers lilac, disc flowers yellow. V - mid spring to late autumn. Fl - in wild August-September. Fr - October. Propagated by seed or division. Requires a sunny position and good soil. Z 5. New.

    Far East (Sakhalin). In moist meadows near the sea shore.


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