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Dreer's garden book 1922 (1922) Dreer's garden book 1922 dreersgardenbook1922henr Year: 1922 /flEigyA-iam^ RELIABLE FLOWER SEEDS, >HILMeiPHR 67 Dreer's Famous American Asters Asters are one of the most important summer and autumn flowers, and receive special care at our hands. Yearly exhaustive tests are made with a view to offer- ing only the choicest kinds, regardless of cost. As a result of this care our list comprises only such sorts as can be planted with perfect confidence that nothing better is procurable, no matter at what price or from what source. The varieties offered on this an

Dreer's garden book 1922 (1922) Dreer's garden book 1922 dreersgardenbook1922henr Year: 1922  /flEigyA-iam^ RELIABLE FLOWER SEEDS, >HILMeiPHR 67 Dreer's Famous American Asters Asters are one of the most important summer and autumn flowers, and receive special care at our hands. Yearly exhaustive tests are made with a view to offer- ing only the choicest kinds, regardless of cost. As a result of this care our list comprises only such sorts as can be planted with perfect confidence that nothing better is procurable, no matter at what price or from what source. The varieties offered on this an Stock Photo
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Dreer's garden book 1922 (1922) Dreer's garden book 1922 dreersgardenbook1922henr Year: 1922 /flEigyA-iam^ RELIABLE FLOWER SEEDS, >HILMeiPHR 67 Dreer's Famous American Asters Asters are one of the most important summer and autumn flowers, and receive special care at our hands. Yearly exhaustive tests are made with a view to offer- ing only the choicest kinds, regardless of cost. As a result of this care our list comprises only such sorts as can be planted with perfect confidence that nothing better is procurable, no matter at what price or from what source. The varieties offered on this and the following three pages represent the finest Asters introduced to date, and are all firmly established favorites with the most critical growers of this popular flower, and should be in every garden where high quality is appreciated. The early sorts, such as Queen of the Market, Lavender Gem and Royal, begin blooming in July, followed by the mid-season varieties, which are usu- ally at their best during August, and which include such splendid sorts as Pink Beauty, Ostrich Feather and the Improved American Victorias. Then come the late flowering kinds, which bloom from the end of August on through September into Octolier. This class furnishes the finest flowers of all, and is well represented in our list by our Superli Late Branching, Beauty, our Peerless Pink, the finest Pink Aster grown, Crego's Giant, Crimson Giant, the Kings and a number of other fine sorts. It is quite easy, there- fore, with a little care in the selection or the varieties, to have Asters in bloom from the first days in July until hard frost, A Few Cultural Hints on the Growing of Asters Asters will thrive in any good soil, prepared in the same way as you would for a crop of vegetables, but it is well to remember that any extra care taken in the preparation of the soil is repaid by finer plants, larger blooms with longer stems and more profuse flowering. They should have an open, sunny position, and pref

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