Callistephus chinensis 'Carpet Ball Mixed'


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Key information

Plant type

Half-hardy annual

Flower colour





Half hardy

Skill level


photo by Pernilla Bergdahl, copyright GAP Photos (80316)

Plant details

Carpet Ball Mixed' produces thick, clustered, tightly-knit blooms that create a fine floral carpet. The neat, mound-shaped plants have the foliage almost obscured by the fully double flowers. This mix has a good colour range including white, light pink, deep pink and mauve.

Family: Asteraceae

Genus: Callistephus

Species: chinensis

Cultivar: Carpet Ball Mixed

Plant type: Half-hardy annual

Flower colour: Mixed

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Acidic, Chalky/alkaline

Hardiness: Half hardy

Skill level: Experienced

Height: 20cm

Spread: 20cm

Time to plant seeds: March to April

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