Exceptionally free-flowering and very easy to grow and maintain, this striking mix contains a good range of colours with plants having very strong and straight stems – perfect for cutting and enjoying indoors. The large, fully double flowers can measure up to 10in (4in) in diameter!
Aster flowers are excellent for tall borders or beds. If you want a profusion of brilliant blooms for a long lasting flower bouquet, Asters are an excellent choice. The easy-to-grow upright plants will continue to bloom throughout the summer. Aster plants prefer a sunny location; however, they will tolerate light shade.
The well-branched flossflower 'Pearl Blue' is a compact mounding plant that tends to flower earlier than others and certainly bears its lavender-blue to powdery blue blooms in profusion. This tender annual is widely planted as a bedding annual and will bloom all season long.
Profuse top flowering assures a good colour show all season in borders and mass plantings. Well-matched for earliness and vigour, the dark green-leafed plants keep their compact, well-branched and mounded habit in the garden. Requires less growth regulators than other dwarf ageratums.
Type : Annual
Easter Basket Blend is a variety of Sweet Alyssum. This variety is an Flower that typically grows as an Annual. Due to how easy it is to grow in a variety of conditions, Easter Basket Blend Sweet Alyssum is great for beginner gardeners and those that like low maintenance gardens. The sweet smelling flower of Alyssum attracts Butterflies.
Plant Alyssum in light fertile soil that is well drained. It likes full sun. In beds space plants 8" to 12" apart. After initial flowering lightly cut back plants for a second showing. Alyssum grow well in containers.
Plant them around the edge of the container for a cascading effect. Great in hanging baskets!
Dwarf asters are hardy annuals, often known as China asters, they make wonderful cut flowers and patio plants in a brilliant range of colours. Unlike the perennial asters that flower in autumn these annual asters are short, bedding plants that will brighten up the summer garden to keep flowering until the frosts. Grow asters in a sunny position in moist but well drained soil in beds, borders and containers.. Perform well in patio pots, colour bowls and mixed container plantings, producing 2.5 to 3-in./5 to 7-cm, double blooms.
Not recommended for landscape plantings.
Boy varieties provide excellent pot and garden performance. Bright blooms are 1.5 in. (4 cm) across, on very free-flowering plants. Very uniform for habit and flowering time. The large, deep orange, double crested flowers are produced prolifically from early summer. Flowers all summer. Height: 15cm (6"). Spread: 25cm (10").
Select a location in full sun with good rich, moist, well drained organic soil. Protect plant from excessive heat
A petite bright and cheerful variety very suited for window boxes and the front of the border as well as bedding, tubs etc.