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Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets

Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets

Good variety to choose for fresh cut Flowers displays.

Serenade Mix

Serenade MixChina Aster Seed


Product ID: 1422

Spray-type habit functions as a filler flower.

Cut individual stems for design work or use as a bunch. Semidouble, 1-1 1/2" blooms in red, rose, deep rose, scarlet, blue, white, and blue-tipped and rose-tipped whites. Each plant bears dozens of flowers. Also known as summer aster. Ht. 25-34". Avg. 12,200 seeds/oz. Packet: 100 seeds.

Product Price Qty
1422Packet  $3.95 
1422250 Seeds  $5.45 
14221,000 Seeds  $7.50 
14225,000 Seeds  $30.55 
142210,000 Seeds  $56.20 

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Days to Maturity or Bloom:   95-105

Plant Cycle:   (A)  

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Growing Information

Aster, China

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).


SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Fertile, well-drained soil.

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


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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