Upright, pyramidal annual Aster with in-curved petals.
Richly flowering cut Aster on long stems with rain resistant habit.
Grows well in chalky, rich soil with no fresh organic manure.
Long lasting flower.
Genus - Callistephus
Species - Chinensis
Variety - Tiger Paw mix
Common name - Aster
Pre-Treatment - Not-required
Hardiness zones - 3 - 10
Height - 0.75 m
Spread - 0.25 m
Plant type - Annual Flower
Exposure - Full Sun, partial shade
Growth rate - Fast
Soil PH - Acid - Neutral - Alkaline
Soil type - Rich, evenly moist, well drained
Water requirements - Average, high
Landscape uses - Beds, borders, cottage gardens, cutting gardens or pots/containers
Bloom season - July - October
Leaf / Flower color - Green / mix
Sow inside in March or in cold frames or outdoors in beds in April.
Cover lightly with soil, firm and keep moist.
It is recommended to cover seeds with a thin layer of fleece to keep an even moisture and avoid mouldy soil.
Change the location for Aster production every year to prevent wilt.
Rotate crop every 6-8 years.
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