Heirloom 600 Seeds Callistephus chinensis China Aster Blue Purple Matsumoto Flower Bulk Seeds B6027

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Name: Callistephus (blue)
Quantity: 600 Bulk Seeds/per bag OR 100 grams(approx. 40000 Seeds)
Height: 8 to 32 inches (20 to 80 cm).
Growing Region: Zones 1 to 10.
Flowers: Summer.
Flower Details: Blue/Purple. Chrysanthemum-like. Fragrant.
Foliage: Ovate. Toothed. Two to three inches.

Sow Outdoors: Cover seed. Following the last frost. Spacing 6 to 24 inches (15 to 60 cm).

Sow Indoors: Water from below. Use vermiculite. Use Peat pots. Germination time: one to two weeks. Temperature 65 to 70°F (18 to 21°C). Seven or eight weeks in advance. Transplant outdoors following the last frost.

Requirements: Full sunlight or light shade. Good drainage. Soil pH 5.5 to 7. Rich soil. Regular light watering. Feed with fertilizer two times during the growing season. May need support. Summer mulch. Deadhead. Weed around plants to prevent competition. Grow in a different location every year. Do not overcrowd. Do not grow close to a surface that reflects heat. Grow in an area that has adequate ventilation. It is important to remove plants that have any sign of disease as they pass infections easily to other Callistephus.

How to grow:
If planning to grow Callistephus then the seeds should be lightly covered once sown. Sow in the spring, following the last frost. 
If you plan to grow China Aster and similar as seedlings indoors for later transplanting then they should be germinated at a temperature of 18 to 21C for two weeks. Seeds should be sown in peat pots in a vermiculite mix and water supplied from below. After about seven or eight weeks the seedlings can be planted in the garden in an area of partial shade or full sun with a spacing of 20cm (dwarf) 40cm (medium) or 60cm for larger species. They prefer to grow in a rich soil that has good drainage and a pH of 6 to 7.



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    its difficult to review something that has to be grown through the year. What i can say is that they came promptly well wrapped
    Oct 17, 2017 by elizabeth
    these are so pretty ,,,,,,,can't wait to see them in bloom martha
    Feb 3, 2017 by martha reaves
    I am soooo pleased with the item received. What a value. Thank you!!!!!
    Aug 29, 2016 by Atonya Mansi
    Excellent shop, great variety, would definitely purchase from them again.
    Feb 17, 2015 by theblushbunny
    Excellent to deal with as always!!!
    Oct 2, 2014 by Jessy

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