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Aster flowers Pictures

July 29, 2012 – 01:03 pm
Aster flowers Pictures

MAIN Home Life Gardening Flowers Asters Asters meaning star in Latin are sometimes commonly called colored daises - but they are actually part of the same family as sunflowers and daisies, as seen in their deep yellow centers - with brightly colored petals in white, lavender, purple, pink or red. Perennial asters prefer well-drained soil with full or partial sun. As seeds are slow to germinate, asters can be started indoors 6-8 weeks before the …

Growing Aster flowers from seeds

February 15, 2013 – 11:24 am
Growing Aster flowers from seeds

The fall-blooming plant that produced the mystery seeds from last week is an aster, which can belong to the genus Aster or Symphyotrichum . Many asters have purple or white flowers. The New England aster is a perennial favorite that grows along roadsides in the eastern part of North America. Here’s another that grows in Arizona. It has shorter ray flowers, or what are commonly called petals. This one has fewer, longer ray flowers. There are many species …

Yellow Aster flowers Pictures

January 29, 2014 – 08:22 am
Yellow Aster flowers Pictures

By JOE LAMP’L An email arrived recently with several accompanying pictures. It was a simple question: “Can you describe what my Echinacea (purple coneflower) is up to and how to prevent it in the future”? The pictures documented a classic display of the symptoms of “Aster Yellows”. Purple coneflowers display some of the most dramatic evidence of this non-fatal, but potentially prolific disease. Secondary flower heads emerging from primary flowers …

Aster flowers Dying

August 22, 2012 – 09:02 am
Aster flowers Dying

I (Esther) first met Melissa at a farmer’s market when she had just started out, and I have wanted to visit ever since because I just knew it was gonna live up to my expectations – and it sure did. Just like us, Melissa is a lover of all things DIY and simple. She has built a market of conscious brides looking to purchase in-season, local flowers who often create their own florals and bouquets for their wedding day. But we know she has also caught …

Aster Flowering Bush

November 12, 2013 – 07:59 am
Aster Flowering Bush

Plant Name Scientific Name: Encelia farinosa Common Names: Brittlebush, Goldenhills, Incienso Plant Characteristics Duration: Perennial, Deciduous. The leaves drop off during periods of drought and after heavy frosts. Growth Habit: Shrub, Subshrub Arizona Native Status: Native Habitat: Desert. This common wildflower grows on rocky hillsides. Flower Color: Yellow Flowering Season: Winter (late), Spring Height: To 3 feet (91 cm) tall or more Description: …

Alpine aster flowers

February 6, 2013 – 09:26 am
Alpine aster flowers

Syn.: Diplactis alpina (L.) Semple Family: Asteraceae Martinov Distribution: Circumpolar distribution, mountain areas of Europe, Asia and Northern America. Habitat: It grows on rocks and stony slopes, from foothills to subalpine altitudinal zone. Description: A perennial herb with an erect and unbranched stem, 10–20 cm high. The leaves are entire, spathulate to lanceolate, sessile, hairy, capitulla up to 4 cm in diameter, disc flowers yellow , tubular …

Pictures of the Aster flowers

March 2, 2013 – 02:33 pm
Pictures of the Aster flowers

Stoke s aster is a native American wildflower that resembles a China aster, originally found from South Carolina to Florida and Louisiana. It is surprisingly hardy as far north as Rochester, New York. It is named in honor of Dr. Jonathan Stokes, an English botanist. Perennials Image Gallery Description of Stoke s aster: Leaves are alternate, spiny-toothed toward the base, with the upper leaves clasping the stem. Fluffy blue to lavender flowers are …

Aster flower Greek mythology

October 4, 2013 – 01:36 pm
Aster flower Greek mythology

I consider Showy Aster my most successful garden wildflower experiment. The original planting has formed a thick clump about a metre across, a half a metre wide, and 1.2m tall in a shady corridor between a sidewalk and a fence. The tops are covered with good-sized purple-rayed asters with yellow centres from late July. It is a bit floppy in the shade, so requires some support to keep the sidewalk clear, and every now and then a rhizome pops up a shoot …

What does the Aster Flower represent?

August 31, 2012 – 09:20 am
What does the Aster Flower represent?

Give that special someone the stars when you send a birthday bouquet this month that includes the aster,the September birth flower. Aster is the Latin and Greek word for star,and historically asters were often called starwort or star flower. The September flower truly is one of the stars of fall,as it gives a great burst of color to the season when many other flowers are dying. So here s the run down on the awesome aster: There are several types of …

Aster flower in English

September 18, 2012 – 06:30 am
Aster flower in English

Syn.: Amellus villosus Pursh, Aster gracilentus Banks ex DC., Chrysopsis villosa (Pursh) Nutt. ex DC., Chrysopsis villosa (Pursh) Nutt. ex Hook., Diplogon falcatum (Pursh) Kuntze, Diplogon villosum (Pursh) Kuntze, Diplopappus villosus (Pursh) Hook., nom. illeg., Diplostephium hispidum Nees ex DC., Inula villosa (Pursh) Nutt., nom. illeg., Sideranthus integrifolius Nutt., nom. illeg. Family: Asteraceae Martinov Distribution: West of North America …