Fallen in love with this lovely aster which adds texture and form with it's pale lilac flowers, finely rayed petals that are up to 5cm long. The flowers bloom over a mound of interlacing branching stems from late summer and throughout autumn. Growing to a height and spread of 50cm in full sun or part shade, coping well in well-drained soils. Attractive to bees and butterflies, said to be resistant to rabbits and makes a good cut flower. Hardy to-15.