Plant height: 5 - 8 inches (12 - 21 cm)
Asters are beautiful flowers that have lovely fringed petals. Some varieties of asters are annuals, but most asters are perennials, which means they come back year after year. Some asters look a lot like miniature daisies, and they are every bit as charming. Other varieties of asters have a single row of fringe-like petals. The petals of asters appear to be very delicate since they are narrow and fine, and although asters appear to be fragile flowers, there are very hardy varieties to choose from.
Asters come in a wide variety of colors, and they are available in many different shades. You can find asters in various shades of pink, white, mauve, blue, purple, and red. There are numerous varieties and colors of asters, so you can be sure there are asters that will coordinate well with your unique garden or flower bed.
Depending on the variety, asters grow to a height ranging between sixteen and twenty-four inches. Asters produce blooms for weeks at a time, and they are a wonderful choice for anyone wanting a beautiful flower that will create drama and add uncomparable beauty to their yard or garden.
Common name(s): Michaelmas daisy, Aster
Flower colours: Rani flower
Bloom time: Summer, Fall
Max reachable height: up to 6 feet
Difficulty to grow: Medium
Asters are easily grown from division. Aster plants do best, if divided every two to three years. Simply dig out half to two thirds of the plants, leaving the remainder in place. Then separate the portion you dug out into two sections and plant in another location or give them to a friend.
Sunlight: Select a site with full sun to partial sun.
Soil: Add compost or other organic material to your soil if necessary weeks in advance of planting your asters. Even if your soil is fine in texture, compost and organic material is beneficial to asters since it adds beneficial nutrients that will naturally enhance growth and improve the overall health of your asters.
Water: Water plants in well. Soil should be moist, well-drained, and average to humus-rich.
Temperature: Asters prefer climates with cool, moist summers, especially cool night temperatures
Fertilizer: Fertilize soil prior to planting
Special features: Attracts Butterflies
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose. Its generally kep indoor in living room and in terrac area. 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!
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