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For spring and summer flowers, plant seed for aster, cornflower, cosmos, larkspur, nasturtium, nicotiana, periwinkle, portulaca, rudbeckia, salvia, snapdragon, verbena and zinnias.
Good companions are annual or perennial blue salvias, blue veronicas, amsonia or Japanese aster (Kalimeris incisa ‘Blue Star’).
Berries are ripening, summer-blooming flowers have gone to seed, and there are multitudes of tiny spiders and other small invertebrates on foliage and abundant blooming asters.
There are dozens of aster species native to Kentucky.
Swallows suddenly swoop through the skies on their way south; the asters explode with color in the gardens; the evening clouds become even more vivid in their pinks and mauves, purples and iridescent yellows.
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.
There are dozens of fall asters from tall to short, white to purple and native to exotic.
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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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