The Michaelmas daisies are such a welcome flourish at the end of the year with their glowing profusion of rich tones. This variety is a rich carmine-red semi-double with a bright golden button. The 5cm flowers keep a relatively flat shape with a double row of long narrow petals. 90cm. Aster ‘Winston Churchill’ has a reputation for having greater mildew resistance than most. Forms a stiffly branching bush with relatively pale foliage. This New York aster bears clusters of semi-double, fuchsia-red flowers with a bright-yellow center atop three-foot-tall stems. It blooms from early autumn to mid autumn.