Aster China Mix Callistephus Chinensis is a cool weather annual native to Asia. China Aster is easy to grow from seeds, and this robust annual plant features medium green foliage with ovate, toothed, leaves producing showy, fragrant, white, lavender, rose-pink, and purple flowers on sturdy flower stems. China Aster blooms from early summer to early fall, and its scented flowers attract butterflies.
China Aster is a beautiful flower to grow in borders, cottage gardens, cutting gardens, flower beds, pots and containers. Callistephus Chinensis likes to grow in full sun to partial shade and rich, consistently moist, well-drained soil. China Aster is a highly popular, long-lasting cut flower for fresh floral arrangements.
Height: 24-36 Inches
Bloom Season: Summer/Fall
Environment: Sun/Partial Shade
Soil Type: Rich Moist, well-drained pH 6.0-6.5
USDA Zones: All Regions of North America
Sow Indoors: Winter/Spring (6-8 weeks before last frost)
Sow Outdoors: Spring
Seed Depth: 1/16 Inch
Germination Time: 14-21 Days