Aster Dwarf Milady Rose Callistephus Chinensis is a half-hardy, compact growing, annual plant. Also called China Aster this showy garden flower is easy to start from Aster seeds. Aster Milady is a dwarf variety that produces masses of large, chrysanthemum-type, fully-double, rose flowers. This China Aster is wilt-resistant, and its fragrant flowers appear non-stop from summer to first frost attracting bees and butterflies.
Aster Milady Rose has low to the ground, dense growth habit, and it makes Dwarf China Aster a wonderful choice for container and pot planting as well as a terrific flower for borders and flower beds. Callistephus Chinensis thrives in rich, well-drained soil and grows best in full sun or partial shade. Aster Milady is one of the most popular cut flowers that can last weeks in a vase.
Height: 10 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