ASTER Tall Peony Duchesse
Stock: 187 Available
Characteristics: Annual 60-80 cm
Seeds per packet: 50
Tall large long lasting blooms in mixed colours that are more like a chrysanthemum than an aster. Blooms early in the season.
Remove dead flowers to prolong flowering and provide support for the heavy flower heads.
Adaptable to most soils but prefers a light to medium soil in an open sunny position, it is drought and frost tender.
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 soil where they are to grow. If growing 1n trays transplant when large enough to handle avoid excessive root disturbance.
Germination: 10-14 days.
Plant space: 25cm
Flowering: 14 weeks
Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for stronger plants.