Callistephus chinensis

China Aster Valkyrie Mix


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


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.