Aster is a beautiful flowering plant in the family Asteraceae. The daisy-like blooms have lovely fringed petals with star-shaped flower heads. The petals appear to be very delicate since they are narrow and fine. Asters come in a wide variety of colors and shades.
Planting & Care
Sunlight: Select a site with full sun to partial sun.
Soil: Add compost or other organic material to your soil if necessary weeks in advance of planting your asters. It will naturally enhance growth and improve the overall health of your asters.
Water: Water plants in well. Soil should be moist, well-drained, and average to humus-rich.
Fertilizer: Fertilize soil prior to planting
Temperature: Asters prefer climates with cool, moist summers, especially cool night temperatures