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Aster sericeus (Silky Aster) Wildflower Seeds

Sometimes called the 'Silver Aster', it's fuzzy and somewhat silvery foliage makes this a distinctively beautiful wildflower...

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Origin: US Native

Other Common Names: Western Silver Aster

Duration: Perennial

Bloom Time: Late Fall

Height: 8 to 12

Spacing: 12 to 15

Light: Full Sun to Part Shade

Soil Moisture: Dry

USDA Zone: 4b-9a

Germination: No pre-treatment needed. Sow seeds on soil surface at 70F and water. Slow to germinate.

Seeds Per Oz: 41500

One of the more challenging wildflowers to grow, this perennial is well worth the effort! Pretty purple flowers grace the silky grey-green leaves. Sometimes called the 'Silver Aster', it's fuzzy and somewhat silvery foliage makes this a distinctively beautiful wildflower! It has at times been used for it's medicinal properties in treating arthritis. This sprawling, fall-blooming wildflower is a striking addition to any meadow, rock garden, or prairie planting!

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Note: Many wildflowers can grow in areas outside of their natural range.


 

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