Callistephus chinensis ‘Matsumoto Blue’
MATSUMOTO BLUE CHINA ASTER
Glorious rich blue shades. Large semi-doubles with golden eyes. Gives commercial quality cut flowers. Bred for hardiness, disease resistance, and profuse commercial flowering. Very easily, quickly grown annual. Sun to Part Shade. Suits both garden and pots. Approx. 60cm H x 25cm W.
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. Barely cover seeds with mix / vermiculate / fine grit to a maximum of their own diameter. Seeds need light to germinate.
Keep moist, at 18-21C. Seedlings emerge in approx. 7-14 days.
300 seeds per pack