Aster (Callistephus chinensis) ‘Valkerie Mix’
A beautiful new strain with quilled flowers in white, light yellow, pink, crimson, rose and dark and light purple are carried on top of strong 60 cm tall stems.
When to sow: Spring to early summer
Where to sow: In seed trays or pots or direct sow
Depth to sow: 1-3mm
Aspect: Full sun or as sunny a spot as possible.
Soil: Prepared, well drained, fertilised soil. Add lime if soil is too acid.
Spacing: Between plants: 40cm
Directions: Seed can be sown 1mm deep in a seed tray or small pot in a polyhouse or glasshouse in late winter or early spring and planted out when the danger of frost is over. They can also be sown in their permanent spot in the garden later in the spring when the soil warms up and frosty nights are past. Don’t let the seed dry out before it germinates.
Packet 50 seeds