Aster, “China Blend” Seeds

Callistephus chinensis
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$1.89

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SKU: OSD.1300 Category:

Heirloom.

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 midsummer surprise for you and the pollinators. A longtime florist’s favorite, they make fabulous, long-lasting cut flowers.

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When to Sow Outside: 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date, when soil temperature is at least 65°F. Mild Climates: Sow in late summer for winter bloom.

When to Start Inside: RECOMMENDED. 6 to 8 weeks before your average last frost date. Mild Climates: Sow in late summer for winter bloom.

Days to Emerge: 10–15 days

Seed Depth: ⅛”

Seed Spacing: A group of 4 seeds every 12″

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