Aster pompom "Moonshine".
Spectacular contrasting color of inflorescences!
The plant is up to 50 cm high. The bush is compact, cylindrical, the stems are dense. The inflorescence is flat-rounded, about 5 cm in diameter. It blooms very profusely in July-September.
They are used very widely: for planting in prefabricated flower gardens in groups, on rabatki - in rows, for borders and cutting.
The plant prefers an open, sunny place, but tolerates partial shade. Grows best on light, fertile soils. Does not tolerate the application of organic fertilizers in the year of planting.
Seeds are sown from mid-February to April. The seeding depth is 0.5 cm. At a soil temperature of + 20 ° C, seedlings appear on the 7-14 day. After 3-4 weeks, the seedlings dive and grow at a temperature of + 12 + 15 ° C. Seedlings are planted in the ground in the second half of May, keeping the distance between plants 20-30 cm.
Eng.: China aster. Suom.: Kiinanasteri. Sven.: Sommaraster.