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Callistephus chinensis

‘King Size Appleblossom’



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Callistephus chinensis ‘King Size Appleblossom’

Huge, fluffy doubles of softest, romantic pink, make Callistephus chinensis ‘King Size Appleblossom’ a confection of a flower, fit to melt your heart.

Commercial cut flower from Holland

‘King Size Appleblossom’ is one of the latest and most spectacular products from a big breeding programme.
And it has taken the Dutch flower farmers by storm.

King size softest pink shades

Flowers shade from pink frilly edges, through delicate appleblossom shades, to a blush pink and cream heart.
While “King Size” really does describe the whopping size of the flowers.

Excellent performer

‘King Size Appleblossom’ performs brilliantly in the garden, as well as a fully commercial cut flower. Because it has been specially bred for hardiness, disease resistance, and profuse commercial flowering.
And it is perfect to grow in garden and pots as well as the farm field.
Then you can dazzle friends with the size and remarkable shading of these lovely flowers.

Quick & easy from seed to flower

Callistephus chinensis ‘King Size Appleblossom’ is very easy and quickly grown from seed to flower.
So you can have it in flower in just 90 days from sowing the seed.

Plant it in Sun to Part Shade.
It is a very hardy and easy growing annual.

Approx. 75cm High of gorgeous flowers x 25cm Wide, strong and upright growing plant.


Suitable for beginners & gardening with kids

Sow any time indoors in punnets / or scatter directly in garden in winter-early spring.
Callistephus chinensis (China Asters) germinate easily both in the garden and indoors.

Sow indoors for quick plants & early flowers: First sow on the surface of good quality seed raising mix.
Now barely cover the seeds with mix / vermiculate / fine grit to a maximum of their own diameter. Because these seeds need light to germinate.

Then continue to keep moist, in a warm, well-lit position (but not in direct sunlight).

Temperatures of 18-21C approx. are best for rapid and optimum germination.

Seedlings emerge in approx. 7-14 days.

Seed Count: 200 seeds per pack approx.
(We always aim to exceed the stated seed count, and give a generous serve).

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