Plume Aster Ostrich Feather Tall mix - 350 seeds (Callistephus Chinensis)

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Large double blooms of recurving petals in rich boudoir colors. Often grown as cut flowers in Victorian times. It is extremely graceful and has a branching habit which makes it a great border plant. Very early flowering.

Sowing:

Sow Outdoors: May – June 

Sow Indoors: March – April

Season: Annual

Plant height: 50cm (20in)

Bloom Season: July – October  

Environment: Full sun, Partial shade

Soil Type: Loam, Chalk, Clay 

Germination Time: 14-21 days   

Temperature: 20-24C (70-75F)

Depth: 1.5mm (1/16in) 

Plant Spread: 25cm (10in)

Plant Watering: Moist Well-drained

Hardiness: Half-hardy Annual 

Ideal for: Cut flower, Beds, Borders, Pollinators

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China Aster flowers are amongst one of the easiest flowers to grow from seed. You can start your seeds 6-8 weeks before last frost date for earlier spring blooms. Then every two weeks sow seeds directly outdoors for extended season of blooming.


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Data sheet

Color
Mixed
Height
Up to 45cm (17.7in)
Moisture
Medium
Ideal for
Bee & Butterfly garden
Sunlight
Full sun
Sowing month
June
March