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Callistephus chinensis 'Star Violet' ™

Callistephus chinensis 'Star Violet' ™
Short code: 61712
Height: 50cm/20"
Description:
Striking 'spider' type Aster with large 12cm flowers
Masses of flowers are produced to make a complete carpet of colour
Ideal for use in containers or bedding
Final garden height 50cm / 20in

 

Common name: Aster
Sowing/Growing information
Sowing Sow the seed on the surface of a moist seed sowing compost in a 286 plug tray or slightly larger unit and cover with vermiculite to a depth of approximately 3 to 4 mm. Propagate at 18 to 20C and germination should take place after 10 to 14 days. Maintain a temperature of 15C after germination.
Growing Continue to grow the seedlings on at 15C until they are established and fill the tray. Transfer to a 12 pack, 6 pack or 9cm pot and continue to grow on at 10 to 15C. Early February sowings will result in flowering plants for sale in late April / May. Later sowings made in April can be potted on into 1 litre pots for sales of more established flowering plants in late June.
Flowering Period June to August
Hardiness Half Hardy Annual
Cropping -
Classification
Product Seeds
Genus Callistephus
Variety Star Violet
Groups
Containers & Baskets YES
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