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  • Boltonia asteroides False starwort, Bolton’s aster Z 4-9

    Boltonia asteroides False starwort, Bolton’s aster Z 4-9 A cloud of profuse, spectacular small white daisies cover this 6 foot tall Midwestern native. Exceptional because it flowers in fall when...

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    Boltonia asteroides  False starwort, Bolton’s aster  Z 4-9
    A cloud of profuse, spectacular small white daisies cover this 6 foot tall Midwestern native. Exceptional because it flowers in fall when yellows and purples predominate, making its white stand out. Great cut flower.

    Size: 6' x 4'
    Care: full sun to part shade in moist well-drained soil. Drought tolerant. If you want shorter plants cut back halfway in early to mid June.
    Native: Kansas and Missouri to Arkansas
    Wildlife Value: attracts butterflies

    Introduced to gardens in 1759. Named in honor of 18th century English botanist, James Bolton.

Common Names of Plants

…Lily Hosta ventricosa Blue sage Salvia azurea ‘Grandiflora’ Bluestem goldenrod Solidago caesia Blue wood aster Aster cordifolius Bob’s daylilies Bolton’s aster Boltonia asteroides Boneset Eupatorium purpureum Bottle brush grass Hystrix…

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March 28, 2018

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…divaricatus White wood aster Aster novae angliae New England aster Boltonia asteroides Bolton’s aster Calamintha nepeta ssp. nepeta Lesser calamint Campanula rotundifolia Harebell Ceratostigma plumbaginoides Leadwort Chelone glabra White turtlehead…

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  • Fall Garden for sun

    Fall garden for Sun Size : Height x width* Bloom color 3 Aster cordifolius – Blue wood aster 2-3’ x 2-3’ blue 1 Boltonia asteroides – Bolton’s aster 5-6’ x...

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    Fall garden for Sun                                         Size : Height x width*          Bloom color
    3 Aster cordifolius – Blue wood aster                                 2-3’ x 2-3’                    blue
    1 Boltonia asteroides – Bolton’s aster                                  5-6’ x 3’                      white
    1 Chrysanthemum ‘Clara Curtis’                                          2’ x 2’                          pink
    1 Imperata cylindrical – Japanese bloodgrass                   16-20” x 12”                red leaves
    1 Miscanthus purpurascens – Flame grass                         4-5’ x 3-4’               orange-red leaves
    1 Nipponanthemum nipponicum – Nippon daisy                 2-3’ x 2-3’                    white
    1 Pennisetum orientale – Oriental fountain grass                2′ x 2′                           pink
    1 Persicaria affinis – Dwarf fleeceflower                             8-12” x 3’                        red
    3 Sedum sieboldii – October daphne                                   4” x 8”                           pink
    3 Sedum spurium ‘Coccineum’  – Dragon’s blood               6” x 24”                         red

    All plants are perennials.
    If planted together in one garden these make a 25½ square foot garden. **Most of these plants get wider over time by spreading roots or by self-seeding .
    16 plants for $111.80. Would be $149.10 if purchased separately. You save $37.30

  • Cottage Garden for sun

    ...ear 12”x 12” lavender-pink Fall blooming 1 Aster novae angliae – New England aster 3-4’ x 24” pink or purple 1 Boltonia asteroides – Bolton’s aster 5-6’ x 3’ white...

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                                                                            Size: Height x Width*          Bloom color

    Cottage Garden for Sun
    Spring blooming

    1 Aurinia saxatilis – Basket of Gold                             10″ x 12″                     yellow
    3 Iris siberica – Siberian iris                                          3-4’ x 12”                  purple
    1 Papaver orientale – Poppy                                         2-3’ x 2’                      orange

    Summer blooming
    1 Alcea rosea – Hollyhock (reseeding biennial)         2-3’ x 2’                      varies
    3 Delphinium exaltatum – Tall larkspur                      3-4′ x 9″                   purple
    3 Lilium lancifolium – Tiger lily                                    3-4’ x 12”                 orange
    3 Phlox paniculata – Garden phlox                             4’ x 2’                        magenta
    1 Stachys byzantina – Lambs ear                              12”x 12”                    lavender-pink

    Fall blooming
    1 Aster novae angliae – New England aster                3-4’ x 24”                   pink or purple
    1 Boltonia asteroides – Bolton’s aster                          5-6’ x 3’                      white
    1 Euaptorium coelestinum Blue mist                            3’ x 2-3’                     blue

    19 plants for $135.95 Would be $181.25 if purchased separately. You save $45.30.
    If planted together in one garden these make a 23 square foot garden.
    *Most of these plants get wider by spreading roots or by self-seeding over time.
    All plants are perennials except the Hollyhock which is a biennial that reseeds.