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Tiger Paw Aster Art Pack

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  • Art Pack by Ayumi Horie.
  • Art comes to life.
  • Beautiful bouquets.
  • Quilled petals.
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Tiger Paw Aster

Callistephus chinensis

Certified Organic Seed

Stunning flower for the garden or a vase.

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Like all China Asters, this makes a great cut flower. Blooms reach 24" in height and 4" in diameter at maturity-highly dramatic!

This flower has a long, involved name that reflects its long, involved journey from Asia to your garden. Let's break it down. The Latin shows that this is not a true aster but a flower originally from China. "Tiger Paw" represents the claw-like incurving quilled petals, and suggests the White Tiger constellation in Chinese Astrology that symbolizes the west and autumn. Result: This flower crossed the seas from East to West to bring its tiger claw petals to your late summer and fall garden. Let it roar!

Quick Facts

Number of Seeds 100
Spacing in Row 12 inches
Spacing Between Rows 18 inches
Planting Depth ¼ inch
Days to Germination 10 to 14
Days to Maturity 80
Height at Maturity 24 inches
Width at Maturity 10 to 12 inches

How to Grow

Start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost, or direct sow after frost.

About the Artist

Artwork by Ayumi Horie. Studio potter, Ayumi Horie, loved working with her hands early on as her Japanese family gardened and cooked in Maine. In 2011 she co-organized Handmade For Japan to raise money for disaster relief in Japan.

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