Aster- Benary's Princess Bright Red

Callistephus chinensis Open Pollinated

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  • Annual 70cm
  • Large red flowers with yellow centres
  • Strong stems ideal for cut flowers

Standard seed packet, 50 seeds

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'Aster- Benary's Princess Bright Red' seeds

Callistephus chinensis

  • Annual 70cm
  • Large red flowers with yellow centres
  • Strong stems ideal for cut flowers

Annual growing to 70cm. Upright stems with toothed green leaves and red flowers with yellow centres. An old fashioned garden favourite producing long lasting cut flowers.

Benary's Princess asters are premium seeds developed for professional cut flower producers. The 6-8cm wide flowers have excellent form and are held on long, strong stems. The pompom-like fully double flowers bloom in clear colours with crested yellow centres. Ideal as cut flowers they are also suited to growing in beds and borders. Tolerant of challenging growing conditions, including wet conditions. Also called 'China Aster' , 'Crown Aster' or 'Annual Aster'.

Seeds per gram: 475
Product code: H2-08

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Quick Sowing Guide
Method Raise seedlings
Sowing Depth 6mm
Season Spring or after frost
Germination 10-15 days @ 20-22°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Half hardy Annual
Plant Spacing 30cm
Plant Height 70cm
Position Full sun, moist well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 105 days

*Notes: Mulch around plants to keep roots cool. Dead-head to prolong flowering. Avoid overhead watering.

How To Grow



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