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Aster X Blue

Aster X Blue

Medium blue 1.5" flowers

Enjoy asters earlier in the season with this new variety. Unlike most asters that bloom later in the season, Aster X steals the show in late spring. Very floriferous plants have compact habit and are a magnet for pollinators. They look great for the front of borders and patio containers. PPAF
  • Hardiness Zones 5-7
  • Mature Height 12 inches
  • Bloom Time May-June
  • Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade

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Botanical Name: Aster alpinus 'X Blue' PPAF

#89700

Availability: Out of Stock

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Product Details

  • Restricted States US:

    AE AK GU HI PR
  • Botanical Name :

    Aster alpinus 'X Blue' PPAF
  • Ship As :

    Bare Root
  • Size :

    NO.1
  • Suggested Uses:

    Borders, Container Gardening, Cut Flowers, Ground Cover, Perennializing, Rock Garden, Showy Flowers
  • Flower Color :

    blue
  • Flower Form :

    1.5" flowers with raised disks, surrounded by several layers of petals
  • Foliage Type :

    Small, lance-shaped foliage
  • Mature Spread :

    12 inches
  • Spacing:

    12 - 15 inches

Growing Tips

  • Planting Instructions :

    Plant just below soil level
  • Soil Moisture :

    Well drained
  • Will Tolerate :

    Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
  • Pruning Instructions :

    Divide every 3-4 years to maintain vigor.
  • Winter Care :

    Mulch +/- 1"
  • Planting Depth :

    Plant just below soil level
  • Watering Requirements :

    Average water needs. Water regularly, do not overwater
  • Fertilization Requirements :

    Once per year

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K. Van Bourgondien & Sons, Inc. times its shipments from Holland so that bulbs arrive at the proper planting time (depending on climatic conditions) for each area of North America.

We take advance reservations, and then just as soon as the crops are harvested, our staff of K. Van Bourgondien & Sons, Inc. experts makes an on-the-spot selection of the finest bulbs available to fill those reservations.

We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedules.

Spring Season extended until inventory is sold out.


       Spring 2018 Shipping Schedule

  • Tropicals
    Zone Ship Date Last Order Date Last Ship Date
    3 April 30, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    4 April 30, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    5 April 30, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    6 April 30, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    7 April 2, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    8 April 2, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    9 April 2, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    10 April 2, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018

  • Bulbs and Bareroot
    Zone First Ship Date Last Order Date Last Ship Date
    3 May 7, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    4 May 7, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    5A April 2, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    5B March 19, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    6A March 12, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    6 March 5, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    7 February 26, 2018 June 4, 2018 June 8, 2018
    8 February 19, 2018 May 14, 2018 May 18, 2018
    9 February 12, 2018 May 14, 2018 May 18, 2018
    10 February 12, 2018 May 14, 2018 May 18, 2018


In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via USPS or FedEx.

Shipping Note:

Orders for gift certificates will be shipped immediately.

Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship any plant items from late June through August. General merchandise will be shipped with your plant order.

The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Large orders may be shipped in more than one package.

Your order confirmation will have an estimated delivery time.

When your order is actually shipped you will be sent an updated delivery estimate.

You may check your order status at any time on this website using your email or account number provided on your order confirmation.

Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.


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