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Symphyotrichum novi-belgii 'Farncombe Lilac'

A Conservation Scheme Plant

Date Introduced

Introduced by
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.

Flowering Time
August - Oct

Soil type
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.

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