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.
Commercial cut flower from Holland
Because Callistephus chinensis ‘King Size Apricot’ is one of the latest and most spectacular products from a big breeding programme, and has taken the Dutch flower farmers by storm.
King size soft peachy-apricot
Soft peachy-apricot-pink tones are a whole new breakthrough, while “King Size” really describes the whopping size of the flowers.
Because it has been 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.
And it is perfect to grow in both garden and pots.
Plus you can dazzle friends with the size and remarkable colour of these lovely flowers.
‘King Size Apricot’ is a very easily, quickly grown annual.
Plant it in Sun to Part Shade.
Approx. 75cm H x 25cm W.
SEED SOWING ADVICE: QUICK & EASY
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 early & quick plants: 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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