200 Seeds of Calico Aster (Symphyotrichum lateriflorum) Flower Seeds - Also known as Starved Aster or White Woodland Aster SeedsRegular price $10.99 Save $-10.99
An account from a gardener concerning calico asters and Symphyotrichum lateriflorum
I just dispersed 200 Symphyotrichum lateriflorum seeds, often known as Calico Asters, into my garden. This evergreen is a native of the Midwest and goes by several names, including white woods aster and Hungry Aster. I will detail every step of the procedure, from planting the seeds to tending to the grown plants.
When grown to a height of one to three feet, calico asters have the potential to droop and, every so often, sprout new branches.
Natural Decoctions: White ridges traverse the length of limbed or reddish-brown legs. As they reach the flowerheads, the leaves change form from alternate lanceolate and elliptic to linear.
The "blooming" variant of this plant gets its name from the beautiful star-shaped flowers it produces.
Methods for Sowing and Growing
Locating a sunny spot with soil that drains properly is the first thing you need when planting seedlings. The seeds will be given ample space to flourish in this way.
The seeds needed a considerable amount of time to sprout. Keep them moist, but not saturated, throughout that time.
As the plants grew older, their little leaves became more noticeable; to my astonishment, I even detected that a few of them had very small teeth on their very tips.
Upkeep and Safety
Careful and frequent watering was especially important during dry seasons.
The soil was modified with organic compost to increase its fertility and provide it with all the nutrients it needed.
The plants were drooping as they grew taller, so I had to support them.
Problems and Ideas
Constant vigilance was required to safeguard the garden from prevalent diseases and pests.
To maintain the form and health of plants, regular pruning is necessary.
The Right Way to Cultivate Calico Asters
Growing Calico Aster was a fun and educational endeavor that taught me patience and how to take care of plants. Because of their own charm, the flowers made my yard seem nicer. This is a wonderful plant to consider if you like to bring a touch of nature into your house and are a plant enthusiast with an affinity for native North American flora. Because of how little care it needs, gardeners of all abilities may enjoy it.