Aster - Dwarf Milady
The Aster Dwarf Milady, 'Callistephus chinensis', is a wonderful dwarf aster with big flowers. The Dwarf Milady adds a cornucopia of color to your garden. It is very heat resistant and virtually worry free. The 3 inch flowers appear in colors of white, blue, deep rose, pink, and scarlet. The Milady blooms from early summer up to the first hard fall frost. The compact size of the Dwarf Milady makes it fantastic for container gardening as well as borders.
The Aster Milady prefers rich, deep, light soil. Add compost to improve marginal soil quality. The plants require average water and they do not like to dry out. Pinch off faded flowers to encourage new blooms. Plant in the spring after the last average frost date. This plant is excellent as a cut flower and the bright colors look great in any border