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Fall Blooming Aster Mix 4 pc.

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R338806
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This Aster mix is a fantastic way to add a bold splash of color to your gardens in late summer through autumn each season. This Bushy Asters collection is rather short and more compact as compared to others, making it ideal at the front of the garden and extremely versatile around the home. No staking necessary with this mix. Asters have long been known for its fall flowering period, ease of cultivation and extreme winter hardiness. This collection includes 1 each of 4 different colors unlabeled and mixed together in 1 bag. This Aster mix comes with 1 each of Apollo (white), Blue Lagoon, Jenny (red) and Marjorie (salmon pink). This collection has been put together for high color impact from late summer through autumn when many other flowering perennials have already begun to wind down for the season. Expect an abundance of lovely star-shaped blossoms in bright colors to lighten up your flower gardens.

Botanical Name:Aster dumosus
Common Name:Bushy Asters
Hardiness Zone:4-8; Cold Tolerance: -25F
Sun Shade:Full Sun
SKU:R338806 / Perennial
Bloom Time:Late Summer through Autumn
Cultivar:Aster Mix: 4 bare-roots in one bag; 1 each: Apollo (white), Blue Lagoon, Jenny (red), and Marjorie (pink)
HT/WD:12-36 in / 12-24 in (16-20 inches apart)
Special:Attracts Butterflies & Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant
Uses:Mass planted in the garden or border, shorter and ideal for the front of flowerbeds, cottage themed gardens, containers, butterfly gardens, cut flowers, rock garden
Growing Guides:Aster Mix Fall
Ships:Bareroot #1
Shipping Schedule:Zone Map

Asters are invaluable in the perennial garden, helping to provide fantastic color in early fall when many summer perennials are done blooming for the season.  Aster is very durable and tough and is long-lived.  Mounds of color begin in September with clusters of daisy-like purple and pink flowers lasting well into fall. Asters should be planted in moist well drained soil in full sun, but they will tolerate light shading.Pinching back your Asters should be done prior to July 4th to encourage better branching and more blooms.  Asters can be propagated by dividing the existing clumps in the spring every 2-3 seasons.  These are perfect for the front of borders or summer gardens, rock gardens, or containers.  They are resistant to deer and attract butterflies while naturalizing freely if left to reseed.  They make nice cut flowers too.

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