Aster Needle Salmon Flower Seeds (Callistephus Needle Unicom) 50+Seeds
Aster (Callistephus Tall Needle Unicom Salmon) - Salmon is such a charming color in the flower border! Start these Aster seeds to grow this salmon colored Aster, and enjoy its display both outdoors and indoors in arrangements. Aster Callistephus is a late bloomer, but it does not disappoint. It begins blooming with other flowers are done and continuous right through fall. This Unicom variety has large, full blooms that are loaded with needly petals giving lots of color and interest in the flower border or garden. Aster Callistephus plants are a great addition to the cutting garden as they make wonderful cut flowers.
To get a jump start on the growing season, start the Aster seeds indoors 6 - 8 weeks before the last frost is expected. For areas with long growing season, Aster seeds can also be started directly outdoors in prepared seedbeds. Make sure that frost danger has passed before either directly sowing flower seed or transplanting Aster plants started indoors. Press the flower seeds gently into the soil and lightly cover. Some gardeners plant Aster seeds several weeks in succession to give a very long bloom season. Aster plants are not picky about soil types, but they do require full sun to partial shade to do their best. It is recommended to grow Aster flowers in a different location each summer to avoid disease.
- Season: Annual
- USDA Zones: 3 - 9
- Height: 24 inches
- Bloom Season: Early summer to fall
- Bloom Color: Salmon
- Environment: Full sun to partial shade