ASTER - Gigante Della Calafornia Multicolour
Annual Plant about 70 cm tall. Produces large compact flowers and prefers full sun. Ideal for flower beds and cut flowers of course!
Sow seed maximum of .5cm deep. Approx 2 gram. 900 seed approx. Aster seed germination takes about 10 to 14 days. Transplant the seedlings into trays 5cm apart and grow on. Gradually acclimatize the Aster plants to outside conditions, and plant out at around 35cm apart. Aster's are great for wildlife, loved by Bees and butterflies, providing nectar toward the end of the season.
Horticulticultural name: Callistephus Chinensis