Close up of aster flowers in vibrant lavender and purple.

By September 28, 2017Articles

Close up of aster flowers in vibrant lavender and purple.

By Ilana Goldowitz Jimenez, Plant Scientist & Writer Asters are fall-blooming plants with daisy-like flowers in shades ranging from blue to pink to white. You may have seen an aster variety you admire in a friend’s garden, or you may wish to multiply asters you already have to a new location in your garden. Fortunately, aster propagation is not difficult. If you’re looking for information on how and when to propagate asters, this article is for you. How to Propagate Asters by Collecting Seeds Many aster varieties will self-seed in the garden, and it’s also possible to collect the mature seeds and plant them in the desired location. The mature seed head looks like a light-brown or white puffball, something like a dandelion seedhead, and each seed has its own tiny “parachute” to catch the wind. Keep in mind that the seeds your asters produce may grow into plants with

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