Pot & Patio Aster
Callistephus chinensis. A dwarf aster ideally suited for beds, borders or patio containers. Early flowering and easily grown. A lovely mixture of colours. Height 10-12 inches. Approximately 40 seeds/pkg.
Start inside 6-8 weeks before planting out. Cover seed lightly and provide warmth (24 degrees C). May also be direct seeded in early spring or late autumn. Germination usually takes 2-3 weeks. Transplant after last frost into a sun or light shade location, 12 inches apart. Prefers well-drained, but moist soil.
Water regularly. Divide every 3 years in spring.