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Maryland Golden Aster
Chrysopsis mariana (Heterotheca mariana)
Full to part sun, medium to moderately dry moisture level, sandy soil, circumneutral pH. 12-18 inches height, blooms summer to fall, yellow flowers.
Germination Code: A. Add grit to seed-starting medium and apply a little cover of grit. At 70 degrees, seeds germinate in 1 week.
Native Region: East Tennessee, Highland Rim and West Tennessee Uplands
Low, bushy, drought-tolerant plant. Makes a good garden plant covered with golden yellow daisies.