Aster callistephus chinensis ‘Giant Ray White’ seeds – (Giant Quilled Aster)


An excellent white flower for cutting,  which is also very pretty in the garden.


Aster ‘Giant Ray White’ produces extra large peony type flowers in a clear white. The flowers are borne on bushy well-branched plants. It is sought after for its finely pointed petals which create a frilly effect. It makes an excellent cut flower as well as a great display in the garden. It is an annual and as it grows to approx 60cm, it has good, long stems for cutting. It prefers a sunny  position, in well drained soil.

Sowing Advice

Sow in spring ,early summer , or late summer or autumn. Ideal soil temp  18-22 deg. C . Prefers a sunny position, sow 5mm deep , in pots, trays  or direct in the garden bed.

Additional information



Common Name

Quilled Aster



Maximum Height

60 cm

Number of seeds in packet