Aster Pompon Hi-no-maru Flower Seeds (Callistephus Pompon) 50+Seeds Zones 3-9
Aster (Callistephus Tall Pompon Hi-no-maru) - What an incredibly unique annual that can be grown from Aster seeds! Hi-no-maru Aster is similar to Blue Moon Aster; however, this one is white with a red center instead of a blue center. Combine the two varieties together for a stunning red, white and blue combination! Aster Hi-no-maru reaches 20 inches in height, has large pompons which are 2 - 3 inches wide and simply loaded with petals. Massive disks of red all centered on a white outer. What a wonderful visual display for both the flower border and the vase.
Aster Hi-no-maru is an annual so it grows quickly from flower seed. This Aster plant is also irresistible to butterflies. It is easy and fast to grow in the sunny garden, and does best in moist, well-drained soil. Callistephus Pompon Hi-no-maru 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 Aster flowers to extend the bloom season even longer and keep the flowers coming back.
- Season: Annual
- 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