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New England Aster Seeds Aster novae-angliae

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Packet $6.50
1 Ounce $119.95
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  • Heirloom perennial polinator attractor
  • Purple pink summer blooms that are easy to grow and deer resistant
  • Thrives in bright, sunny growing areas

Product Description

Grow Heirloom Asters -Plant New EnglandAsterSeeds

The New England Aster has long been highly prized by many native wild gardeners. And despite its parochial name, it definitely will thrive outside of ole' yankee country! This plantforms beautiful, yet delicate clusters of purple, lavender and light pink flowers. An unusual wildflower that is sure to turn heads and spur conversation.

  • Fast Facts

    Name:New England Aster Seeds
    Botanical Name:Aster novae-angliae
    Life Cycle:Perennial
    Light Requirement:Full Sun, Partial Sun
    Planting Season:Spring, Fall
    Plant Type:Herbaceous Perennial, Daisy-like Blooms, Upright Habit, Fuzzy Stem
    Features:Heirloom, Attracts Pollinators, Container Garden, Easy to Grow & Maintain, Cut Flower Garden, Deer Resistant
    Color:Purple, Pink
    Blooms:Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Fall
    Days to Maturity:60-90 Days
    Plant Height:24-72 inches
    Plant Spacing:6-8 inches
    Planting Depth:1/8 inch
    Sowing Method:Direct Sow
    Cold Stratification:Yes
    Seeds per Packet:300 mg
    Seeds per Pound:1, 100, 000
    Hardiness Zones:3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Ships:Year Round
  • Planting Instructions

    How to Plant New England Asters

    When to Plant Aster Seeds

    Plant outdoors after the last frost of the season or as the first frost begins in the Fall. Planting in the fall allows for New England Aster to begin to flower in time for Spring. If planting in Spring or Summer, cold stratification is needed.

    Where to Plant Aster Seeds

    Plant in moist, nutrient dense, well draining soils that are exposed to full sun (6-8 hours of sun per day). Asters will tolerate subpar soil conditions as long as they stay moist and receive adequate sunlight. Areas with good air circulation are preferred.

    How to Plant Aster Seeds

    Spread seeds across the surface of moist soil; sunlight is not required for seeds to germinate, but seeds will struggle to germinate if buried too deeply due to their small size.

    How to Care for Asters

    New England Asters require a medium level of maintenance. They will struggle in poorly draining soils, especially clay. Aster wilt or root rot may become an issue if soils are not allowed to drain adequately. As the plant grows taller it can either be staked to prevent it from falling or cut to the ground. Trimming New England Asters will allow the plant to become tidier, bushier, and more full, but this may delay flower blooming.

    Download Printable Planting Guide

  • Seed Coverage

    AmountRecommended Coverage
      
    PacketUp to 80 Sq. Ft
    Ounce PackageUp to 625 Sq. Ft
    1/4 Pound PackageUp to 2,500 Sq. Ft
    1 Pound SackUp to10,000 Sq. Ft
    5 Pound SackUp to 1.3 Acres

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Tremendous perennial

Blooming in late Fall in Tennessee, these flowers are a favorite rest and refreshment spot for Monarch butterflies migrating to Mexico. No wonder they are sold out! Can I be put on a waiting list?

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