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Aster Seeds - Elanora's Light Blue

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  • Seed Count: 10 Seeds
  • Maturity Date: 90-110 days from planting
  • Plant Height: 18-24 inches
  • Bloom Color: Light blue with yellow centers
  • Growth Habit: Upright, compact
  • Sun Exposure: Full sun to partial shade
  • Soil Preference: Well-drained, fertile soil
  • Special Feature: Attracts butterflies and bees

History: The extremely rare Elanora's Light Blue Aster is a variety derived from Callistephus chinensis, stands out for its captivating light blue petals and enchanting garden presence. This aster variety has been a favorite among garden enthusiasts, cherished for its unique color and ability to bring a serene ambiance to any garden setting. Its history in horticulture is marked by its popularity for both its aesthetic appeal and its role in creating biodiverse garden ecosystems.

Uses: This aster is predominantly valued for its ornamental appeal. Its striking light blue blossoms are not only a visual delight in gardens but also serve as an excellent choice for cut flower arrangements. Beyond beautification, it plays a vital role in attracting and sustaining pollinators like butterflies and bees, contributing to the health of the garden ecosystem.

Growing Habits & Planting Instructions: To cultivate Elanora's Light Blue Aster, plant the seeds in an area that receives full sun to partial shade. They flourish in well-drained, fertile soil. Begin by sowing the seeds indoors approximately 6-8 weeks before the anticipated last frost date, covering them lightly with soil. Once the danger of frost has passed, transplant them outdoors, spacing each plant 8-12 inches apart. These asters demand regular watering and benefit from occasional fertilizing to encourage robust growth and prolific blooming. Their upright and compact growth habit makes them well-suited for garden borders, containers, and small garden spaces. With appropriate care, these asters will bloom abundantly, offering a touch of light blue elegance to your garden.

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