Tahoka Daisy/Prairie Aster
(Machaeranthera tanacetifolia)

Tahoka Daisy

The Tahoka Daisy (Prairie Aster) is a beautiful lavender flower with bright yellow centers on stems with green, feathery leaves. It is native to the mid-western United States from Canada to Mexico.

The Facts..

DESCRIPTION:

· Flower heads are at the end of branches and are 1-1/4" - 2" across with 15-25 lavender ray flowers and yellow disk centers. It usually has many branches, and is bushy with green, feathery leaves.
· 8" - 18" high
· Blooms MAY-OCTOBER

PLANTING:

· WINTER-SPRING (November-May)
· Plant in well-drained, sandy or gravelly soil in FULL SUN.
· 1/16" - Cover seeds with 1/16" of soil or gently rake them in. If possible, gently water them in after sowing and continue to keep them damp until they are established.
· At 55-65 degrees F, seeds should sprout in 15-45 days.

SEEDING:

· 5 pounds per acre
· 1 packet covers 120 square feet

Grows well with other wildflowers. Can be used in pastures, roadsides, hillsides, meadows, wildflower, floral and rock gardens, mixtures and borders.



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