Aster Seeds - Mix
USDA Zones: 4 - 8
Height: 10 - 12 inches
Bloom Season: Spring and Summer
Bloom Color: Mix
Environment: Full sun to partial shade
Soil Type: Well-drained, pH 6.0 - 7.8
Deer Resistant: Yes
House Plant: No
Latin Name: Aster Alpinus
Aster (Aster Alpinus Mix) - Grow some Aster seeds and attract both bees and butterflies to your garden with Aster Alpinus. This mix of pale lavender, blue, pink, and white shades with a distinct crested center will look perfect in your rock garden. Aster plants can be planted in any place there is well-drained, rich soil in a sunny location. If planting in warmer zones such as 7 - 8, you may consider using mulch with grass clippings or peat moss around root systems in mid June to protect tender root systems from extreme heat. Keep well watered in dry periods and remove faded blooms regularly to prevent disease and promote continue blooming.
Sow Aster flower seed indoors in early spring using starter mix. Press flower seed into soil and barely cover. Transplant into the garden 12 inches apart.