Crego Mix Aster

$ 1.95

Crego Mix Aster is an ostrich plume-type with dense, shaggy petals that form large, 3-4” showy double flowers in shades of purple, deep rose, pink, violet, and white. Use in beds, borders, and cutting gardens and frequently visited by bees. 

70 seeds



Callistephus chinensis


Germination: 10-14 days

Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures 70-75ºF

Seed Planting Depth: Sow ⅛” deep

Starting Indoors:  Start indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost. Provide 70-75ºF soil temperatures until germination. Transplant after the last frost, 12-18” apart

Sowing Outdoors: After the last frost, only in areas with long growing seasons

Growth Habit: Upright, may need support

Height and Width: 24-32” x 12-15"

 Spacing: 10-12" apart

Light Needs: Full sun 

Soil Needs: Fertile, well-drained 

Approximate days to flower from seed: 110-120 days

Uses: Flower beds, containers, cut flowers, attracts pollinators and beneficials

Care: Water seedlings regularly until established. Amend soil with compost before transplanting. Harvest flowers when they are halfway open. Vase life is 7-10 days. Remove faded flowers to encourage more blooms