I saw this shrub in the gardens of a stately home and loved it. Could anyone help me identify it? Thanks!

shrub closeupwhole shrub

  • It's Calico Aster. Botanical name is Symphyotrichum lateriflorum.
    – Tuber33
    Oct 25, 2019 at 4:29

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I believe it's a variety of Symphyotrichum lateriflorum, a clump forming perennial plant, previously called Aster lateriflorum. Image of a similar variety here https://www.bethchatto.co.uk/s-z/symphyotrichum/aster-lateriflorus-prince.htm

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