China Aster tall Montezuma dark blue - seeds (Callistephus chinensis)

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A fabulous deep blue coloured china aster with an stunning large flower that is full of pin sized petals. Callistephus chinensis pavlova is adored by pollinators that will bring life into your garden. These flowers are perfect for cottage garden as it is one of an all-time favourite classic flower. This half-hardy annual Callistephus chinensis is fantastic for summer bedding and borders. It is also ideal as a cut flower that will bloom for a long period of time.

Sowing:
Sow Outdoors: April – May   
Sow Indoors: May – June
Season: Annual
Plant Height: 24-36in (60-90cm)
Bloom: June – September
Environment: Full sun, Partial shade
Soil Type: Loam, Chalk, Clay 
Germination Time: 7-12 days   
Temperature: 18C+ (65F+)
Seeds Watering: Moist
Depth: 1/4in (6mm)
Plant Spread:9-12in (22-30cm)
Scented
Hardiness: Half-hardy Annual
Ideal for: Cut flower, Beds, Borders, Pollinators, Cottage garden

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
Blue
Height
Up to 90cm (35in)
Moisture
Medium
Ideal for
Beds & borders
Bee & Butterfly garden
Cottage garden
Cut flowers
Sunlight
Full sun
Partial shade
Scented
Scented
Sowing month
April
June
May