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Aster amellus 'King George' - flowers in late summer
  • Aster amellus 'King George' - flowers in late summer
  • Aster amellus 'King George' - flowers in late summer

Aster amellus 'King George'

£12.95

(Italian Aster) Aster amellus 'King George' is a superb clump forming perennial with green summer leaves and large, eye-catching violet-blue flowers with a golden-yellow centre in late summer and autumn. 

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Aster amellus 'King George' is a superb tidy, clump forming perennial with green summer leaves and large, eye-catching violet-blue flowers with a golden-yellow centre in late summer and autumn.

Best flower display if planted in a position with plenty of sun.


  • Position: Full sun.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy. Aster amellus 'King George' is notably tolerant of dry soil conditions.
  • Flowering Period: August - October.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit:  Aster amellus 'King George' grows to be a medium sized, clump forming perennial.
    • Height: 40 - 60 cm ( 1 - 2 ft)
    • Spread: 50 cm (1 - 1 1/2 ft)
  • Notes: Aster amellus 'King George' usually benefits from staking early in the year. Deadheading will prolong the flowering period.

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How Much Sun
Full Sun
Eventual Size
Herbaceous - Medium, Herbaceous - Small
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Not Fussy, Soil Type: Alkaline, Soil Type: Dry / Sandy
Special Features
Flowering in Summer, Flowering in Autumn, Wildlife Friendly - Bees