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With blousy pom pom blooms these are one of the most spectacular annuals you can grow specifically for cut flowers. They will last through a light autumn frost so when other more tender flowers are finsihed these will still give a great display.


When to Sow: Feb - May

Sow indoors - Surface sow into  moist sell drained compost and just cover with a sprinkle of soil. Pat down to make contact.  Ideal temp. 16-18°C. Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle into individual pots.

Sow Direct  -Sow 6,m,m deep into drills  in raked soil and thin as required.


  • Classification: Annual Expert Level:  Easy to Grow
  • Germination Time: 1-2 Weeks
  • Site: Full Sun


  • Soil Type: Chalk/ Sand/Loam
  • Soil Acidity: All Types
  • Mositure: Well drained
  • Care: May need staking as flower heady get heady and may droop especialy in wet conditions Use: Garden Borders, Cut Flowers
  • Harvesting: Cut when blooms are 50 % open
  • Days to Maturity:  110 - 120 Days


  • Vase Life: 7-10 Days
  • Height: 50-70cm
  • Plant Spacing: 20cm

Callistephus Chinensis "King MIxed"

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  • 100  Seeds per packet Approx

    Please note that the majority of our seeds are packed by volume so the number of seeds indicated is an approximation.

    We make every effort to provide British seeds where possible, but in some cases our British Growers are unable to grow in sufficient quantities to meet our demand or the seeds are subject to Plant breeders' rights which means it is only possible for us to buy these seeds from certain non UK flower farms 

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