Aster, Aromatic (Aster oblongifolius), packet of 100 seeds


Family:  Aster (Asteraceae)

Hardy to Zones 3 to 8

(Aromatic Aster, Syn. Symphyotrichum oblongifolium) Herbaceous perennial native to Eastern and Central US.  Bearing hundreds of showy blossoms in summer to fall, butterflies flock to this plant.  The foliage is aromatic when crushed.  Sow seed in spring.  Barely cover and keep evenly moist until germination.  Work up in pots and transplant to garden once sufficiently sized to withstand the rigors of out-of-doors.  The plant does well in full sun and mesic to dry conditions, is tolerant of clay soils and sand, although application of organic compost will increase its size, vigor, and floriferousness.  Space plants 1 foot apart.

100 seeds per packet, Open Pollinated, Untreated, NO GMO’s

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