Translation of aster in Spanish:


áster, n.

Pronunciation /ˈæstər/ /ˈastə/


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    áster masculine
    • Sow annual flowers such as asters, cosmos, zinnias and marigolds as soon as the frost has passed and the air begins to warm up.
    • There are flowers everywhere in a carpet of colour: orange globemallows and white asters and purple lupins.
    • Roses, pansies, perennial asters, zinnias and even weeds become mildewed.
    • Small-flowered plants such as asters, coral bells, nemesia, and yarrow are great fillers.
    • When new leaves appear, divide asters, bellflowers, chrysanthemums, daylilies, sedums, Shasta daisies, and yarrow.
    • Butterflies feasted on purple asters, and dragonflies zigzagged over the buttonbushes, which bore a crop of round, dry fruits.
    • Crabgrass and plantain are an indication of acidic soil, while wood asters and poppies prefer alkaline soil.
    • Purple asters bloom in fall, attracting monarch butterflies and providing one last blast of color when many blooms have faded.
    • Plant late-blooming asters behind shorter perennials to hide the damage until they finish blooming.
    • The aster is considered the other classic autumn flower.
    • Among the favorites are asters and daisies, milkweeds, mustards, mints, peas, and vervains.
    • As with other members of the daisy family, annual aster flowers are composed of many long, slender petals radiating from a central disc of bright yellow.
    • Not long after we moved from our small, shady city lot to a sprawling sunny piece of land in the country, we were rewarded by a visit from a flock of monarch butterflies that stopped to feed at a plot of wild asters.
    • After the first hard freeze, cut back perennials such as aster, campanula, daylily, phlox, and veronica, leaving 6-inch stubs above the ground.
    • These asters make excellent backdrops for larger flowers in bouquets, but we also like letting them shine on their own - toward the fronts of borders or in small, densely planted beds.
    • Then, long after the foxgloves have withered and the last crabapple has rolled from the tree and been carted off by a brown squirrel, the asters bloom, the last flower before snow.
    • But asters also come in a full range of reds and pinks, plus white.
    • As tender perennials are damaged by frost, remove them and pop in fall-blooming asters, chrysanthemums, and pansies.
    • After a bit of a summer lull, the blues of woodland asters and the yellows of woodland goldenrods render the forest vibrant in late August.
    • The fastest-growing asters require yearly division in spring.