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Wednesday's Flower

Tatarian Daisy

Wednesday's Story

It’s been a long time coming…

To share this flower and to launch floatingpetals.com. I’ve been saving this particular bloom for the launch of this beautiful new website and today is the day. I couldn’t be more excited, relieved and scared all at the same time! So, here is to new beginnings and sharing the beauty and power of a single flower…

points of interest

Large basal leaves appear in spring, producing tall stalks with lance-shaped leaves, forming colonies. Bears lavender-blue flowerheads with yellow centers, in large, often flat-topped clusters, in mid to late Autumn. Attracts bees and butterflies.

general care

Easy to grow. Site in ordinary, moist soil in full sun to partial shade. Not drought tolerant, but will spread vigorously in other conditions.

friday’s flower fact

One of the last flowers to bloom, this large and coarse aster is best suited for the back of the garden where pollinators can benefit until frost.

Common Names | Tatarian daisy
Botanical Name | Aster tataricus
Family | Asteraceae
Type | Perennial
Origin | Siberia, China, Korea, Japan
Zone | 3-9
Flower Height | 8’
Flower Diameter | 1”

photographed @

New York Botanical Garden

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cutting room floor

Varying perspectives of Wednesday’s Flower from bud to full bloom

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6 thoughts on “Tatarian Daisy

    1. Hi Peg,
      Thanks for all of your support and so appreciate your kind words. I wasn’t sure it would ever happened but it finally did! :-)

    1. Hi Gayle,
      So agree the flower is so beautiful and perfect for the launch. So, glad you like the new website, and I hope you keep enjoying!

  1. I have always loved floating petals and this upgrade is fantastic, simply gorgeous!
    Congratulations and thank you!

    1. Hi Phyllis,
      Thank you for all of your support and so fun to hear how much you like the new floatingpetals.com!

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