Flowers Aster Tower Custom Mix

Tower Custom Mix

China Aster Seed

Product ID: 1833

Peony-type blooms with excellent uniformity.

All the elegance and beauty of peonies and garden mums in an easy-to-grow annual. Bloom size avg. 2-3" with 13-20 stems per plant. Tower features uniform bloom time and plant height across the series and mix. Colors include yellow, chamois, white, red, blue, violet, dusty pink, cherry rose, silver, and salmon. Colors are subject to slight variance due to seed availability. Also known as summer aster. Ht. 28-32". Avg. 14,000 seeds/oz. Packet: 50 seeds.

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Packet

$4.10
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1/8 Ounce

$12.40
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1/4 Ounce

$22.40
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1/2 Ounce

$37.25
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1 Ounce

$73.45
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Additional Information

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

SOWING: Transplant (recommended) - Sow 6-8 weeks before last frost. Direct seed - After last frost. Provide support. Row covers help prevent spread of disease by leafhoppers.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.

PLANT HEIGHT: Varies.

PLANT SPACING: 6-12".

HARDINESS ZONES: Annual.

VASE LIFE: 7-10 days.

HARVEST: Outside ray florets begin to open. Place immediately in water.

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

NOTES:
Support, such as horizontal mesh (Hortonova) is recommended. Row covers help prevent spread of disease by leafhoppers.

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Quick Facts

Latin Name
Callistephus chinensis
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
110 - 120 Days
Life Cycle
Plants can be Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grow year after year), Tender Perennials (grow year after year in warmer climates; and in some cases when given special protection in colder climates), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Annual
Hybrid Status
Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits.<br>Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.
Open Pollinated
Product Features
Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets
Variety good for fresh cut-flower displays.
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