Aster Milady Mixed | Tray of 40 Plug Plants

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  • Supplied as: Tray of 40 Plug Plants
  • Position: Full Sun
  • Suitable for Hanging Baskets? No
  • Suitable for Patio Containers? Yes
  • Plant Type: Annual
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Quick Facts:

  • Supplied as: Tray of 40 Plug Plants
  • Position: Full Sun
  • Suitable for Hanging Baskets? No
  • Suitable for Patio Containers? Yes
  • Plant Type: Annual
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Aster Milady Mixed | Tray of 40 Plug Plants
Aster Milady Mixed | Tray of 40 Plug Plants Aster Milady Mixed | Tray of 40 Plug Plants

Aster Milady mixed – Popular Aster plants with a dwarf, dome shaped habit. Produces large, colourful flowers about 8cm across. Well suited to exposed conditions and semi-wilt resistant.

You will receive a tray of 40 premium quality professionally produced young plug plants. All orders are carefully packed and shipped in our specially designed packaging. Plant your plug plants into 10cm pots or trays and grow on with cold weather protection, then plant out once the danger of frost has passed.

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Smaller orders are dispatched via Royal Mail 1st Class, larger orders via Parcelforce 24.

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All our plug plants are shipped in specially designed packaging to keep the root system in place and the foliage protected in transit.

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Product Code 210176
Brand Brookside Nursery
Country of Origin GB
Supplied as Tray of 40 Plug Plants
Habit Upright/Bush
Suitable for Hanging Baskets? No
Suitable for Patio Containers? Yes
Scented? No
Plant Type Annual
RHS Plants for Pollinators Yes
Botanical name Callistephus chinensis
Planting Position Full Sun
Eventual Height 10-20cm (4-5")
Eventual Spread 23cm (9")
RHS Award of Garden Merit No
Hardy Perennial No
Attractive to bees & butterflies No
FSC Certified? No
Flower Colour Mixed

The most economical way to purchase your plants. Securely rooted, strong plants in mini-plugs of compost. Will need to be transplanted and grown on before planting out ready to flower. Tender varieties will need protecting from frost. Compost volume around 2.6cm deep x 1.8cm square. Foliage height 1.5cm-5cm (depending on variety). Full growing instructions are provided.

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Using a good quality multi-purpose compost, pot up your plugs into 10cm pots or 6 cell trays. Once your plug plants have been potted on and labelled, water them in well and grow on for around 5-6 weeks.  Water once the compost starts to dry out.

If preferred you can pot on the plugs into hanging baskets, flower bags or pots. Add a slow release plant food like Miracle-Gro Slow Release All Purpose Plant Food  to your compost which will give extra nutrients for strong and healthy plant growth.

Keep plants frost free until mid/late May and then harden off before being placed in their final positions when the risk of frost has passed in your area.

Water as necessary giving a liquid feed such as Neudorff Organic Plant Feed as instructed throughout the growing season.

***For packs of 20/40 plug plants gently remove the small plugs from the tray by pushing up from the bottom using a pencil.

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