Aster "Milady Scarlet" - Callistephus chinensis.
Dwarf aster with large double inflorescences.
The plant is 20-30 cm high, compact, strongly branched, sturdy stems. Inflorescences are chrysanthemum, terry, up to 10 cm in diameter, red.
Blooms in August-September.
Used to decorate curbs, balcony boxes and as a pot culture.
The plant prefers an open, sunny place, but tolerates partial shade. Grows best on light, fertile soils. Does not tolerate the application of organic fertilizers in the year of planting. Seeds are sown from mid-February to April. The seeding depth is 0.5 cm. At a soil temperature of +15 ° C, seedlings appear on the 7-14th day. After 3-4 weeks, the crops are dived and grown at a temperature of + 12 + 15 ° C. Seedlings are planted in the ground in the second half of May, the distance between plants is 20-30 cm.