Flowers Aster Valkyrie Mix

Valkyrie Mix

China Aster Seed

Product ID: 1916

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. 15,500 seeds/oz. Packet: 50 seeds.

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Packet

$3.95
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1/8 Ounce

$12.10
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1/4 Ounce

$21.85
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1/2 Ounce

$36.35
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1 Ounce

$71.65
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Additional Information

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

SOWING: Horizontal support may be necessary.
Transplant (recommended): Sow 6-8 weeks before last frost. Transplant into cell packs or individual containers when the first true leaves appear. Harden off and transplant after the last frost. Row covers help prevent the spread of disease by leaf hoppers. Remove the covers before flowers bloom.
Direct seed: Sow after the last frost when the soil temperature is 65-70°F (18-21°C).

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Fertile, well-drained soil.

PLANT SPACING: 6-12". Pinching is unnecessary.

HARDINESS ZONES: Annual.

HARVEST: Fresh: When outside ray florets begin to open. Place immediately in water with floral preservative.
Note: Vase life is 5-10 days.

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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 are either Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grows year after year), 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. 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
Good variety to choose for fresh cut Flowers displays.
Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets