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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.

Valkyrie Mix
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Valkyrie MixChina Aster Seed

1916

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. 14,200 seeds/oz. Packet: 50 seeds.

Product Price Qty
1916Packet  $3.95 
19161/8 Ounce  $11.75 
19161/4 Ounce  $21.20 
19161/2 Ounce  $35.30 
19161 Ounce  $69.55 

Quick Facts

Days to Maturity or Bloom:   110-120

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: 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 HEIGHT: Varies. Support, such as horizontal mesh, is recommended.

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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