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Asters - Seeds & Bulbs

Aster - Dwarf
Milady

(Callistephus shinensis)

Milady is a dwarf variety of Aster which adds a cornucopia of color to your garden! Its compact size is fantastic for container gardening as well as in borders. Very heat and disease resistant - virtually worry free! The flower color of this dwarf Aster is just as bright as other Asters, and includes blue, deep rose-red, glowing rose-pink, bright scarlet-red and white.
Average Count: 140 Seeds

Flower Type: Annual
Bloom Time: Summer to Fall
Height: 10"
Exposure: Full Sun

When to Sow Outside: Spring, after last average frost date.
When to Sow Inside: 6 - 8 weeks before last spring frost.
Seed Depth: 1/2"
Seed Spacing: 1/2"
Days to Emerge: 10 to 15
Thinning: When 1" tall thin to 10 inches apart

This is a truly superb cut flower with a very long vase life. If you need an 'end-of-the-season-pick-me-up', try this tall Aster! Dazzling, radiant, medium-sized white flowers with pink tips and yellow centers are borne on strong, long stems and look fantastic in either mixed borders or standing alone as a brilliant accent. Blooms only 14 weeks after sowing - quite impressive for a tall Aster! Matsumoto is one of the 'new' varieties - disease resistant compared to some of the old varieties. Heat tolerant.
Average Count: 100 Seeds

Flower Type: Annual
Bloom Time: Summer to Fall
Height: 2' to 2.5'
Exposure: Full Sun

When to Sow Outside: Spring, after last average frost date.
When to Sow Inside: 6 - 8 weeks before last spring frost.
Seed Depth: 1/2"
Seed Spacing: 1/2"
Days to Emerge: 10 to 15
Thinning: When 1" tall thin to 18 inches apart

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