Edible usesThere are no edible uses listed for Aster puniceus.
Material usesThere are no material uses listed for Aster puniceus.
Division in spring or autumn. Very easy, larger divisions can be planted straight into their permanent positions whist smaller clumps are best potted up and kept in a cold frame until they are growing away well.Basal cuttings in late spring. Harvest the shoots when they are about 10 - 15cm long with plenty of underground stem. Pot them up into individual pots and keep them in light shade in a cold frame or greenhouse until they are rooting well. Plant them out in the summer.
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Plants are hardy to about -25°c. The crushed plant has a smell like juniper berries. Hybridizes freely with other members of this genus. Plants need to be divided every few years, preferably in the spring, in order to keep the plant vigorous. Most species in this genus seem to be immune to the predations of rabbits.Attracts butterflies and moths, it is also a good bee plant providing nectar in autumn.
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