Valkyrie Mix China Aster Seed

1,500 د.ك

From Johnny’s Seed repacked in kuwait

Unique addition to bouquets.

Needle- or quilled-type blooms atop long sturdy stems. Large, brightly colored, 3½ – 5½” flowers bloom in white, light yellow, pink, crimson, rose, and dark and light purple. Easy to harvest due to the well-branched plant’s open airy habit. Long vase life. Also known as summer aster. Ht. 26–32″. Avg.. Packet: 50 seeds

DAYS TO GERMINATION:10-14 days at 70-72°F (21-22°C)

SOWING:Transplant (recommended) – Sow 1/8″ deep into 72-cell flats, or preferred seedling container, 6-8 weeks before planting out. Heat and reduced daylength initiate flowering. Establish plantings early to avoid short stems. Direct seed – Once soil temperature is 65-70°F (18-21°C). Provide support. Row cover or insect netting helps prevent the spread of Aster Yellows Virus by leafhoppers. Pinching not required.


PLANT HEIGHT:Varies depending on variety.



VASE LIFE:7-10 days.

HARVEST:Fresh: Outside ray florets begin to open. Place immediately in water. Dried: When blooms are fully open.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS:Fertile, well-drained soil. pH: 5.5-7.5 preferred.

USES:Cut flowers, borders.

SCIENTIFIC NAME:Callistephus chinensis


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