Bachelor's Button Seeds | 7 Cornflowers | Annual Flower Seeds
Buy Bachelor's Button seeds. Seven great bachelor's button varieties for sale. Double, fringed, thistle-like flowers in late spring and early summer. Cyanus segetum syn. Centaurea cyanus.
Symphyotrichum novae-angliae - New England Aster
New England Aster is a late bloomer like most Asters. Maturing to 5' tall, it is rich with purple flowers with orange-yellow centers from late summer to October. Popular with pollinators, it thrives in full sun or light shade in all but the driest soils. Before New England Aster blooms, it is easy to identify the plant because of the hairy stem and leaves that clasp the stem in a distinctive manner, nearly encircling it, unique from other Asters (see photo). The colors of the New England…
at least that's what i call.:-P i made the leaves black & white and my flower in regular color. it's done by photoshop. this is one of my favorite things to do on photoshopping.:-)
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Aster flower specs pictures
One curious thing about the Aster flower is that it doesn't bloom in yellow or orange shades and it's only available on white, violet, blue and even purple. The
Purple Dome New England Aster
12-24" tall x 12-18" wide (cutting propagated). This outstanding compact cultivar of the New England Aster is notable for its symmetrical mounding habit and luscious deep lavender-purple flowers. Easy to grow in any decent soil and not bothered by mildew, I like to plant it with Solidago 'Golden Fleece' and Agastache cana for a beautiful flowering grouping in early fall. Divide in spring every 3rd year to keep it vigorous.
Aster novae angliae Purple Dome
(syn: Symphyotrichum novae-angliae) If you have never seen a mass of Aster 'Purple Dome' in full flower, then you haven't yet lived...horticulturally speaking! From Dr. Dick Lighty, former Director of the Mt. Cuba Center, Delaware, comes this wonderful selection of our drought-tolerant native New England aster. The 18" stems of fuzzy, narrow, green leaves are topped in early fall with vivid, 1.5" wide, shocking purple daisies...so thick you can't see the foliage. Aster 'Purple Dome' will…