Callistephus chinensis

China Aster Valkyrie Mix


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These unique summer asters have large needle / quilled type flowers on sturdy stems. The mix contains white, pink, light yellow, red, rose and purple flowers.


30 seeds per packet.

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    Flower type:Filler
    Life cycle:Annual
    Climate:Thrives in warm temperatures.
    Sowing guide:Direct sow from September to November. Alternatively sow in trays (recommended) and transplant after 4-6 weeks and only when soil temperatures are above 20 C.
    Planting Season:Spring
    Germination guide:10-14 days @ 21 C. Light required - cover seed with thin layer of soil.
    Flowering time:110-120 days after sowing
    Pinch:Not necessary
    Position:Full Sun
    Final height:40-80 cm
    Spacing:23 cm

    Growing Tips:

    Provide horisontal plant support.

    Harvesting Tips:

    Harvest when the outside florets begin to open and place in water immediately. Expected vase life is 7-10 days.

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