Asters regale us all the’summer flowering, often spectacular.
The planting,’Maintenance and size are gestures that will help you’improve flowering.
In short, that’you should know:
Family : Asteraceae
Type : Vivace
Height : 20 to 120 cm
Exposure : Sunlight
Ground : Ordinary, well drained
Flowering : April to June, July to September or August to November depending on the species.
Planting of asters:
Planting period varies according to species and occurs at l’fall or spring depending flowering periods each.
- Are planted in spring blooming asters up’in summer
- Are planted in’fall those that bloom from September to October-November.
It is important to certain rules for beautiful flowers and a good development of asters.
- Choose a sunny spot as this promotes flowering asters.
- Avoid too wet areas, especially in’autumn as the’aster dreads the’backwater
- Prefer well-drained soils
- At planting but especially during the flowering period, sprinkle regularly.
Multiplying an aster:
Asters are vigorous plants if not invasive.
They quickly take possession of’space afforded to them and even tend to exhaust the soil in which they grow.
At’autumn or preferably in the spring, you can multiply your asters in dividing their clump :
- Pull the tuft become too intrusive
- Replant clumps or offer them to replant in a good sunny land
- Water the newly planted asters
- Bring the’fertilizers to older tufts remained in their place
Prune and maintain aster:
Cut the stems of the flowers faded in as this promotes’appearance new growth and thus the’emergence of new flowers.
Fold the shortest in early’winter, just after the first frosts.
This will help to keep a compact clump and beautiful flowers in the next flowering.
L’aster in pot needs watering and increasingly important fertilizer.
- Water when soil is dry on the surface
- Once every 15 days, bringing the’engrai for flowering plants to prolong flowering and renew the flowers
Are found asters small for them most often border or rockery, but asters very large that’it will then staked.
We will have these in perennial beds and rather in the background.
S’there are nearly 250 species’asters, we can say that all offer a generous and often spectacular flowering.
D’easy maintenance and with d’some rusticity, l’Aster is a must in our gardens but also our balconies and terrace as its container gardening is very easy.
For flowering in spring and in summer you can turn to the’Aster alpinus or tongolensis.
You prférèrerez the’Aster divaricus or amellus for summer flowering.
For flowering in’autumn, you choose varieties like Aster novae-angliae or Aster novi-belgii.
Malignant Council About’an aster:
There are many colors that’it may be interesting to vary in the same massif.
- L’erigeron an ultra trendy Asteraceae