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King Size Apricot Aster Seeds

King Size Apricot Aster Seeds

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Get ready to be captivated by the luxurious allure of "King Size Apricot". With its opulent apricot-toned blossoms, this exquisite variety adds a touch of grandeur and elegance to any garden setting. The majestic blooms stand tall and firm like regal sentinels, creating a striking contrast against their lush, dark stems. Whether you are arranging stunning bouquets or enhancing your garden's aesthetics, this flower is your go-to choice.
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  • Variety Info
  • Sowing Info
  • Growing Info

Variety Info

Family: Asteraceae

Native: China

Hardiness: Annual

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Bloom Period: Summer to fall

Variety Info: 2 1/2"-3" double and semi-double blooms in shades of apricot.

Sowing Info

When to Sow Outside: 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date, when soil temperature is at least 65°F. Mild Climates: Sow in late summer for winter bloom.

When to Start Inside:

RECOMMENDED. 6 to 8 weeks before your average last frost date. Mild Climates: Start in late summer for winter bloom.

Days to Emerge: 10-15 days

Seed Depth: 1/8"

Seed Spacing: A group of 4 seeds every 12"

Thinning: When 2" tall, thin to 1 every 12"

Growing Info

Harvesting: For longest vase life, harvest flower in the morning, choosing buds that have just begun to open. Change vase water frequently.

Special Care: Mulch plants (avoid mulch touching stems) to help keep shallow aster roots consistently moist. Staking may be necessary. To reduce the possibility of common diseases, avoid wetting leaves when watering, and ensure good air circulation with proper thinning and spacing.