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ASTER Balloon Silver Blue - Callistephus chinensis

Stock: Available

SKU Code: F-606.


$4.50

Family: Asteraceae
Characteristics: Annual 60-70 cm

Seed per packet: Approx. 30
Seed per gram: Approx. 530

A cut flower type of Aster that produces medium to large flowers with strong stems. Flowers are 12-15cm in diameter, and the plant is 60-70cm high. Plants have a pyramidal growth habit.
Growing notes:

Tropical: Late Winter to Early Summer.
Temperate: Spring to Early Summer.
Cold: Spring to Early Summer.

Sow: 6mm deep.
For best results sow directly into the soil where they are to grow. If growing in trays transplant when large enough to handle to avoid excessive root disturbance.
Germination: 10-14 days.
Plant Space: 15cm
Flowering: 14 weeks

Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for more vigorous plants.

Adaptable to most soils but prefers a light to medium soil in an open sunny position, it is drought and frost tender.

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