Symphyotrichum novi-belgii 'Farncombe Lilac'
A Conservation Scheme Plant
W. Yorkshire Group
Reason for Inclusion
Grown and sold by Blooms of Bressingham in small numbers, but not widely grown although a good plant.
Blooms of Bressingham.
Brief description of plant
Clump-forming herbaceous perennial.
Height x Spread
75cm x 60cm
Double lilac with a yellow centre
Dark green lanceolate leaves.
August - Oct
Any moisture-retentive soil.
Full sun or part-shade
Pests and diseases
May be affected by powdery mildew in dry weather.
Best in a sunny position. Growth may be taller and require staking in shadier spots.
Divide established clumps or take rooted stem cuttings from edge of clump.