This is a mix of China Aster ‘Pompon’ varieties that come in several lovely colours. It is an annual plant that grows 60 to 70 centimetres in height, with a flowering period that spans over about four months; it lasts from July to October. Mixed China Aster ‘Pompon’ varieties can be grown for an excellent cut flower or in flower beds.
Growing: sow the seeds in covered pallet planters or planter boxes from March to April. The seeds germinate in around 14 days at 16-20oC. Plant out into a permanent position in 30x30cm spacings in May. The varieties grow best in relatively moist fertile soils in sunny positions. Make sure to protect the plants from aphids. 4 to 5 grams of seeds produce around one thousand plants.
Each packet contains one gram of seeds.
Each packet includes a growing guide and a sow-by date.
Approximately 625 seeds (+/- 20%)