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1. Choose a spot on your property that receives at least 6 hours of sun per day.
2. Prepare your soil by clearing the area of all existing growth.
3. Mix the Wildflower seeds with sand for better visibility.
4. After spreading the seed, we recommend compressing the seed into the soil.
5. After planting, give the area a good water.
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Spring-Planted Flower Bulbs (like Gladiolus & Dahlias) will bloom in summer.
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Lady in Black' is native wildflower with a profusion of rose-red centered white daisies in late summer and attractive purplish-black foliage . A nectar rich plant that attracts butterflies and bees. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).
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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
bees & butterflies love it!
from southern Colorado
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Comments about High Country Gardens Aster lateriflorus Lady in Black:
eye catching coloration (blooms & stems/branches)
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)
Gorgeous perennial-- almost a shrub --big!
from Taos NM
Bees LOVE! Beautiful habit - big and draping. Great long-lasting cut branches for dramatic arrangements. I get lots of compliments. Only caution is that it's much bigger that I expected. Have to move some. Definitely 3 feet high and wide. But a group of three is beautiful, dramatic and romantic in thecright space.
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Lady in Black Aster under young crabapple tree
(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
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This grew quickly and well. Very eye catching towards the back of the garden and blooms the first year. Bloom time is great too as many other things are finished by later in the fall.
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
Terrific success with this plant!
Three locations, all thriving.
(11 of 11 customers found this review helpful)
Performance is super
from Centennial, CO
I really enjoy this aster which frames my front yard fence. I live in Centennial, CO and it has done very well these last three years. I wish I could order at least one more plant but you are out of stock. Come September, i have hundreds of honey bees "eating" all day long so I'm sure these asters are supporting a neighbors honey business.
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