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There are dozens of fall asters from tall to short, white to purple and native to exotic.
Also in bloom are various white and powder blue asters (Aster), lavender-blue mist flower (Conoclinium coelestinum), goldenrod (Solidago), purple ironweed (Vernonia) and many other fall wildflowers.
And for a modern update on the classic oatmeal bath remedy, Pai Instant Calm Redness Serum delivers sea aster and wild oat in a lotion gel to strengthen blood vessels and minimize flushing — no matter the forecast.
The same advice goes for potted asters, also available this time of year.
Wildlife friendly garden folk include bushes with berries and flowers with good nectar such as asters and goldenrod, Hanson said.
There is a wide variety of habitats, including a nice pond, but the most striking features are fields with abundant yellow, purple and white asters.
Other fall bloomers: Pink and purple asters, salvia, lantana, Dark Knight bluebeard.
The short list includes Shasta daisies, asters, mums, coreopsis, bee balm, Jupiter’s beard and ornamental grasses.
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- The first stage in the formation of the mitotic spindle in a typical animal cell is the appearance of microtubules in a “sunburst” arrangement, or aster, around each centrosome during early prophase.
- —Gerald Karp, Cell and Molecular Biology: Concepts and Experiments, 6th edition, 2010
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