Photo by Melody

Mums and Asters: wilting asters

Communities > Forums > Mums and Asters
bookmark
Forum: Mums and AstersReplies: 0, Views: 27
Add to Bookmarks
-
AuthorContent
ILgardener2
Dallas City, IL

August 8, 2011
12:34 PM

Post #8744618

I live in zone 5b- in West-Central Illinois, and wonder what's wrong with the Aster's in my full-sun garden. My soil is very rich and black, and I have the garden paths mulched with wood chips. I've had the asters for 2 years, and both years they have turned brown/black. From the ground up nearly 3/4ths of their stalks- they look like they are dying. Very few blossoms.
I have a Michaelmas Daisy (Aster novi-belgil) and a New England Aster (Purple Dome). We had a WET June followed by extremely dry and HOT July here in West-Central Illinois. Maybe these plants are not suited for my garden. Any help will be greatly appreciated.

You cannot post until you register, login and subscribe.


Other Mums and Asters Threads you might be interested in:

SubjectThread StarterRepliesLast Post
Mum's the Word... SILLYLILY 18 Nov 23, 2009 6:47 PM
Aster Blue Ribbon Sue_WA 8 Nov 27, 2009 11:54 PM
Pinching back mums...... orange_knickers 11 Aug 17, 2007 5:16 AM
Cutting back fall Asters? rainy_jane 27 Aug 30, 2007 3:26 PM
How many others have lost their mum? leaflady 40 Jul 9, 2007 1:56 PM


We recommend Firefox
Overwhelmed? There's a lot to see here. Try starting at our homepage.

[ Home | About | Advertise | Media Kit | Mission | Featured Companies | Submit an Article | Terms of Use | Tour | Rules | Privacy Policy | Contact Us ]

Back to the top

Copyright © 2000-2014 Dave's Garden, an Internet Brands company. All Rights Reserved.
 

Hope for America