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Other fall bloomers: Pink and purple asters, salvia, lantana, Dark Knight bluebeard.
Pinch growing tips out of mums, Mexican bush sage and fall asters one last time early in the month to keep the plants more compact.
In the flower garden, plant seeds for salvia, sunflowers, zinnias, cosmos, marigolds, celosia and asters.
The short list includes Shasta daisies, asters, mums, coreopsis, bee balm, Jupiter’s beard and ornamental grasses.
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ASTER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of aster for English Language Learners
: a type of plant that is grown in gardens for its colorful flowers
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medical Definition of aster
- 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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