A compact and very colourful variety with masses of shapely double blooms. Ideal for borders, open garden beds or in pots.

Features

  • annual
  • pots and borders
  • long flowering

Product details

climate map - aster colour carpet

How

Sow direct where they are to grow or into trays of Yates Seed Raising Mix. Firm down, water gently and keep moist through germination period. Transplant or thin out when large enough to handle.

Care

Choose a sunny, well-drained position. Add Yates Blood & Bone before planting. Water moderately and feed with Yates Thrive Soluble Flower & Fruit Plant Food prior to blooms opening.  Protect from snails and slugs with Yates Blitzem.

Hint

Remove spent flowers to encourage new blooms. Best results when planted in new position each year.

Storage

Store in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight. Keep out of reach of children and pets.

NOT TO BE USED FOR ANY PURPOSE OR IN ANY MANNER CONTRARY TO THIS LABEL UNLESS AUTHORISED

Position Full sun
Sow depth 6mm
Plant height 20cm
Germination 10-14 days
Germination (days) 12
Plant space 15cm
Flowering 14 weeks
Flowering (days) 98
Botanical name Callistephus chinensis
Plant variety Colour carpet
Suitable for Pots and garden beds

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