Aster, Silky (Aster sericeus) - 25 Seeds

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Silk Asters are fast becoming one of the most popular choices for rock garden landscaping and prairie planting. Not only does it have large, captivating flowers and attractive silvery foliage, but its distinct leaf structure is truly something to behold. Growing in abundance with a fine layer of white hairs on each leaf, this wildflower will add a touch of complexity and perplexity to your outdoor garden! In some states, the silky aster is listed as rare or threatened, making it an even more remarkable addition to any green space. Make sure to add this stunning plant of distinction to your gardening project today!


•American grown seeds
•Bee Friendly
•Butterfly Friendly
•Hummingbird Friendly


Planting Instructions:
Direct sow in late fall planting seeds just under the surface and watering once. If direct sown in the spring, the seeds must be stratified first by mixing it with moist sand and stored in the refrigerator for 60 days. After the cold treatment, sow in flats keeping the soil evenly moist and at 65-70° until germination. Transplant the seedlings after the last frost of spring. Silky Aster prefers full sun and medium to dry soil. It will tolerate drought, but will grow best with regular watering.