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Tahoka Daisy/Prairie Aster - 3320

Regular price $2.19
Machaeranthera tanacetifolia (Asteraceae)
A hardy upright to sprawling annual native to the mid-­western United States. This variety is easy to recognize by the dense, compact leaves which are deeply divided into many narrow segments. The flowers are a beautiful lavender with bright yellow centers, each at the top of a leafy stem. Prefers sandy or gravelly soil in full sun. Excellent for those hard to maintain locations.

Suggested Use: Borders, roadsides, xeriscapes, rock gardens.
Miscellaneous: Periodic watering will encourage additional blooms.

Average Planting Success: 60%
Height: 12 - 18 inches
Germination: 15 - 45 days
Optimum Soil Temp. for Germination: 55°F - ­65°F
Sowing Depth: 1/16"
Blooming Period: May - September
Average Seeds Per Pound: 496,000
Seeds/Pkt: 200 - covers 10 sq.ft.
1 oz Covers: 545 sq.ft.
Seeding Rate: 5 lbs. per acre

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