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ASTER Ostrich Feathers Yellow - CALLISTEPHUS chinensis

Stock: Available

SKU Code: F 439


Family: Asteraceae
Characteristics: Annual 60-80 cm

Seed per packet: Approx. 200
Seed per gram:  Approx. 450

Long-lasting large double blooms with long feathery curving petals are borne on tall stems that flower from late spring to autumn.
Remove dead flowers to prolong flowering and provide support for the heavy flower heads.

Asters make wonderful cut flowers as well as looking great in borders, beds or mass planting or mixed in a meadow garden.

Attracts honeybees and other beneficial insects.

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 stronger plants.

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

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