Callistephus chinensis ‘King Size Apricot’
KING SIZE APRICOT CHINA ASTER
Huge, fluffy doubles of soft apricot-pink, make Callistephus chinensis ‘King Size Apricot’ a triumph of the cut flower industry.
This is one of the latest and most spectacular products from a big breeding programme, and has taken the Dutch flower farmers by storm.
Soft peachy-apricot-pink tones are a whole new breakthrough, while “King Size” really decribes the whopping size of the flowers.
Bred for hardiness, disease resistance, and profuse commercial flowering, ‘King Size Apricot’ performs with excellence in the home garden, as well as on a commercial cut flower farm.
Perfect to grow in both garden and pots.
And you can dazzle friends with the size and remarkable colour of these lovely flowers.
‘King Size Apricot’ is a very easily, quickly grown annual.
Sun to Part Shade.
Approx. 75cm H x 25cm W.
SEED SOWING ADVICE: QUICK & EASY
Sow any time indoors in punnets / or scatter directly in garden in winter-early spring.
China Asters germinate easily both in the garden and indoors.
Sow indoors for early plants: Sow on 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.
Keep moist, in a warm, well-lit position.
Temperatures of 18-21C approx are best for rapid and optimum germination.
Seedlings emerge in approx. 7-14 days.
SEED COUNT: 15 seeds per pack approx.
(We always aim to exceed the stated seed count, and give a generous serve).