Aster China Aster Blend HEIRLOOM Seeds

Aster China Aster Blend HEIRLOOM Seeds

Callistephus chinensis

Item #1300

Annual. When the sunshine and heat have you reaching for iced tea, this selection of old-fashioned, single-flowered China asters will make your garden come alive with cool colors like red, pink, purple, and white. Grow them near the back of the flowerbed for a mid-summer surprise. A longtime florist’s favorite, they make fabulous, long-lasting cut flowers.




Annual

Full sun

Blooms midsummer to fall

24" - 30" tall

Days to Emerge:
10-15 days

Seed Depth:
1/8"

Seed Spacing:
A group of 4 seeds every 12"

Thinning:
When 2” tall,
thin to
1 every 12”


When to sow outside: 1 to 2 weeks after average last frost.

When to start inside: 6 to 8 weeks before average last frost.

Artist: Carolyn Crawford

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