Callistephus chinensis

China Aster Valkyrie Mix

R60.00

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.

53 in stock

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Whether you are growing flowers or vegetables or both, growing your own plants from seed, is one of the most rewarding things for any gardener and you don’t even need a green thumb to do it. With our guidance, it couldn’t be easier!

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.
Germination guide:10-14 days @ 21 C. Light required - cover seed with thin layer of soil.
Position:Full Sun
Spacing:23 cm
Pinch:Not necessary
Flowering time:110-120 days after sowing
Final height:40-80 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.