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Aster Roots 'Novi-Belgii White' (1 Pack)

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Aster Roots - Description

  • Pack of Aster Roots
  • AKA Michaelmass Daisies
  • Quantity: 1 Root Per Pack
  • Sold as Root Cuttings
  • Roots are Easy to Grow & Reliable
  • Aster Apollo Final Height: 30-50cm
  • Flower: Produces a Mass of Daisy-Like Flowers
  • Apollo Flower Colour: White Petals with Yellow Centre
  • Clump Forming Perennial Plants
  • Sow Roots in Spring
  • In Bloom: Summer to Autumn
  • Spacing: 30cm Apart
  • These are Young Bulbs, so May not Flower in Their First Year

Aster Roots - Uses

  • Grown for their long lasting colour
  • Asters form clumps of foliage & a profusion of colour throughout the Summer
  • Position towards front & centre of flower beds
  • Can be used as in-filler plant between low shrubs
  • Also used to form a low growing hedge
  • Suitable for cut flower garden
  • Aster Apollo companion plants: Plant with tall grasses, Verbena, Eryngium, Alliums or Rudeckia for an interesting planting scheme

Aster Roots - How to Sow

  • Allows best to start your bulbs indoors, in a greenhouse or polytunnel
  • Grow in large pots (5L or bigger)
  • Once shoots are 10cm in height you can move out into the garden
  • Choose a sunny location
  • Ensure soil is well draining & high in nutrients
  • Sow roots approx. 10cm deep
  • Water well after planting
  • Divide clumps in Autumn every 3 or 4 years

Roots - Tips & Advice

  • Root Cuttings are divisions of roots
  • Divisions are in the dormant season
  • They are a great & easy method of plant propagation
  • They are easy to store & ship
  • Roots can be sown in Winter / Spring for Summer flowers
  • They are a reliable way to grow plants & a lot easier than growing from seed
  • When planting roots, it is important to handle with care
    • Don't allow roots to dry out
    • Plant the moment they arrive
    • Soak roots for 10 minutes before planting
    • If possible plant with crown pointing upwards
    • Plant roots roughly 5-10 cm below soil level
    • Firm in well

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