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China Aster 'Powderpuff Mix' Seeds

Double blooms in seven colors.

Availability: In stock

$2.95
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Details

Fully double, fragrant, 3” blooms in seven colors: white, pink, rose, peach, crimson red, sky blue, and medium blue. These powderpuffs make excellent cut flowers for bouquets and are a gorgeous addition to the garden! Attractive to butterflies and bees.

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm, Renegade Acres, in Howell, MI!

Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth.

Additional Info

Botanical Name Callistephus chinensis
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 10 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 21 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds 1/4 in.
When to Sow Indoors 6-8 weeks before last spring frost, Outdoors after all danger of spring frost is past
Growing Height 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
Plant Spacing 6-9 in. (15-22 cm)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade
Danger N/A
Bloom Color Coral/Apricot, Light Blue, Medium Blue, Pink, Red, Rose/Mauve, Scarlet (Dark Red), White/Near White
Bloom Time Late Summer/Early Fall, Mid-Summer
Foliage Herbaceous, Smooth-Textured
Other Details Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater, Flowers are fragrant, Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season, This plant is resistant to deer
Soil pH Requirements 5.1 to 5.5 (strongly acidic), 5.6 to 6.0 (acidic), 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
Propagation Methods From seed; direct sow after last frost, From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Seed Collecting Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds, Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored
Seeds Per Pack 50