East Indies Aster (Aster tongolensis) in the Asters Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Division

Honey Bees in the Garden:  JuneHoney Bees in the Garden: June
June 1, 2011

June brings the end of school, Father's Day and summer. Summer brings hot weather and plants may need extra water. Honey bees will also need extra water to keep the hive cool.

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Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on Oct 3, 2011 3:15 PM

Valuable source of nectar and pollen for honey bees

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