Aster Formula Mixed Colors – Flower Seeds
Aster is a genus of flowering plants in the family Asteraceae. Its circumscription has been narrowed, and it now encompasses around 180 species, all but one of which are restricted to Eurasia; many species formerly in Aster are now in other genera of the tribe Astereae.
Bloom time: Summer, Fall, Winter
Asters are daisy-like perennials with starry-shaped flower heads. They bring delightful color to the garden in late summer and autumn when many of your other summer blooms may be fading. The plant’s height ranges from 8 inches to 8 feet, depending on the type. You can find an aster for almost any garden and they have many uses, such as in borders, rock gardens, or wildflower gardens. Asters also attract butterflies to your garden.
- Asters prefer climates with cool, moist summers, especially cool night temperatures.
- Select a site with full sun to partial sun.
- Soil should be moist, well-drained, and average to humus-rich.