AsterFlowers Seeds,Pompon Blue Moon -Tall Pompon
White Outer, Blue-Purple Center double pompon, on long stems ,exceptional as a cut flower !Aster (Callistephus Tall Pompon Blue Moon) -
This is one of the most unique Asters plants you can start from flower seed! This white Aster Callistephus with a blue center grows to approximately 20 inches tall. Aster Blue Moon has large pompons which are 2 to 3 inches wide and simply loaded with petals. Massive disks of dark and light blue all centered on a white outer rim, adding eye-catching color to the flower border all summer long. Aster Pompon is exceptional as a cut flower and has a long vase-life indoors.
Aster Blue Moon is an annual so it grows quickly from flower seeds. It is also irresistible to butterflies. Asters are easy and fast to grow in the sunny garden and does best in moist, well-drained soil. Callistephus Pompon Blue Moon is wilt-tolerant, but all Asters do better if grown in different soil each year, so for subsequent plantings, change the location a bit. Deadhead flowers to extend the bloom season even longer and keep the flowers coming back.
Start the Aster seeds indoors in the early spring. Press the flower seeds into the soil and lightly cover. Transplant outdoors after frost danger has passed.
USDA Zones: 3 - 9
Height: 20 inches
Bloom Season: Early summer to early fall
Bloom Color: White w/ blue center
Environment: Full sun to partial shade
Soil Type: Well-drained, rich, deep, light soil, pH 5.5 - 6.5
Temperature: 60 - 70F
Average Germ Time: 7 - 21 days
Light Required: Yes
Depth: Cover seed with topsoil thinly after sowing
Sowing Rate: 3 - 5 seeds per plant
Moisture: Keep soil slightly moist but not wet
Plant Spacing: 9 - 12 inches
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