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Aster Roots

Aster Roots 'Novi-Belgii Blue' (1 Pack)

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Aster Roots - Description

  • Pack of Aster Roots
  • AKA Michaelmass Daisies or New York Aster
  • Species: Alpinus Blue
  • Variety: ‘Blue'
  • Qty: 1 Root Per Pack
  • Type: Root Division
  • Final Height: 30cm
  • Spread: 30cm
  • Flower: Semi Double, Daisy Like Flowers
  • Colour: Lavender Blue Petals
  • In Bloom: Late Summer Into Late Autumn
  • Dwarf Aster
  • These are Young Bulbs, so May not Flower in Their First Year

Aster Roots - Uses

  • Asters are a great plant for any garden
  • These small Asters stay neat & compact so ideal for front of borders
  • Great in a low maintenance garden
  • Asters are popular for their excellent floral displays
  • Clump forming plants give structure to herbaceous borders
  • Use as an in-filler between larger shrubs
  • Sometimes used to form a low hedge
  • Suitable for cut flower garden
  • Suited to alpine gardens & rockeries
  • Blue Aster companion plants: Dahlias, Lupins, Echinacea, Pennisetum Hameln or other grasses

Aster Roots - How to Sow

  • Allows best to start your bulbs indoors, in a greenhouse or polytunnel
  • Grow in large pots (5L or bigger)
  • Once shoots are 10cm in height you can move out into the garden
  • Likes full sun
  • Soil: Most soil types
  • Sowing Depth: Approx. 10cm deep
  • Water well before & after planting
  • Ensure plants don't dry out in drought periods
  • Divide clumps in Autumn after flowers have faded every 3 or 4 years
  • Plants will last many years
  • Cut back once all flowers have faded
  • Cut down to ground levelNote
  • Very Important: Roots need to be kept moist at all times
  • Plant as soon as your parcel arrives, or keep moist by storing in damp newspaper
  • Soak again before planting & water in well after planting

Note: We don't ship plants on Fridays due to the extended period they would remain without light & water

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  • Standard Courier Delivery With Fastway (2-4 Working Days)
    • Cost is €4.95 on Orders Below €75
    • Free Delivery on Orders Above €75
    • Rep. of Ireland & Northern Ireland Only
  • Express Courier Delivery With Fastway (1-2 Working Days)
    • Cost is around €5 extra for express delivery
    • This service guarantees that any order placed before 4pm will ship from our depot the same day on the next day delivery service *
    • Rep. of Ireland & Northern Ireland Only
  • Express Delivery With DPD (1-2 Working Days)
    • Cost is €3 extra
    • This service guarantees that any order placed before 4pm will ship from our depot the same day on the next day delivery service *
    • Rep. of Ireland & Northern Ireland Only
    • This services comes with text alerts and timed delivery slots which the customer can change to suit themselves
  • 'Seed' Postal Delivery Option ***
    • Cost is €2 - Packet of Seeds ONLY Orders
    • Note: Does Not Apply to Seed Potatoes, Bulbs or Sets ***
    • Rep. of Ireland & Northern Ireland Only
  • Great Britain
    • Cost is €10
    • UK shipping fee covers parcels up to a total weight of 20Kg
  • Western Europe
    • Note: There is no free delivery for Western Europe Deliveries

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  • Bulk bags & large orders are shipped via pallet couriers on a rigid lorry
  • Delivery is to kerbside only
  • If road access to your site is tight, then please advise us before purchasing
  • Please Note: We cannot guarantee next day delivery on pallet deliveries
  • Also, we cannot guarantee delivery on a specific day (Please allow 1-3 days for delivery)
  • It's always best to order well in advance to avoid disappointment
  • Cancellation of pallets when items are already in transit will incur a 40 euro per pallet cancellation fee (To cover return delivery costs)
  • Where pallet delivery can not be made due to site access, a 40 euro per pallet cancellation fee will apply (To cover return delivery costs)

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  • Please note max weights below, heavier orders may require additional payment
  • We will contact you to discuss, if max weight of order exceeded


  • The shipping fee is fixed for an order, regardless of the number of items bought
  • All courier orders require signed proof of delivery & the customer must be contactable by phone
  • We do not offer a weekend delivery service (Mon-Fri Only excl. Bank Holidays)
  • * Our courier achieves a 98% success rate on next day deliveries
  • ** Seed postal option applies to seed ONLY orders & is available in all 32 counties of Ireland
  • *** Does not apply to seed potatoes, bulbs or sets
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