Aster King Size Apricot

The minute we set eyes on this amazing apricot-cream-coloured flower we fell in love with it! The double flowers and long stems of Aster King Size Apricot make it ideal as a cut flower, but it also does well in pots. Its fairy-tale appeal makes this annual summer flower a popular addition to bridal bouquets.

1 packet ≈ 0,5 gram ≈ 300 seeds

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Annual flower seeds

All our flower seeds produce flowers that are suitable for use as cut flowers. They are also used by professional nurseries and floriculture companies. For flower seeds to be considered high-quality, they need to have outstanding germination capacity and energy and therefore yield a high percentage of flowering plants. All seeds are annuals, which means that they have a lot of growing power: they go through all the stages – from a seed to a flowering plant that, in turn, produces new seeds – in the space of just one season. Most flowers bloom for about three to five months. A rule of thumb in this is that the more flowers you pick, the faster they will grow back! All our seeds are untreated and uncoated, and are also suitable as starting material for growing organic flowers.

Planting instructions:

  • Plant in moist soil to which the seeds stick for best germination.
  • Cover the seeds with a thin layer of soil of approx. 0.5 cm.
  • Grow in fertile, well-drained soil.
  • Give them a sunny spot and sufficient protection from strong winds. Support if necessary.
  • Water regularly.

If you start these Asters in pots before transplanting them outdoors, they will produce longer stems. You may need to provide them some support with wire mesh. Deadhead the faded flowers regularly to encourage the plant to produce new flowers.

More Information
Type of product Flower seeds
Color Pink
Planting period May-June
Flowering period July-October
Also known as: Callistephus chinensis, Chinese Aster
Suitable as cut flower Yes
Attracts bees and butterflies Yes
Planting depth 0,5 cm / 0,2"
Plant size 100 cm / 40"
Contains 1 packet ≈ 0,5 gram ≈ 300 seeds
Germination time 1-2 weeks
Growing time to bloom 15-17 weeks
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