Aster Gremlin Double Mix Callistephus Chinensis is one of the most popular annual flowering plants. Also known as China Aster and Tiger Paw Aster, this beautiful, upright growing annual flower can be easily grown from Aster seeds. The established Gremlin Aster Mix produces beautiful, large, double flowers in red, light and dark rose, lavender blue, violet, and yellow colors, and its scented blooms are a magnet for pollinators such as bees, butterflies, and hoverflies.
Aster Gremlin Mix makes a superb annual for cutting gardens, borders, flower beds, containers and pots. Callistephus Chinensis resists drought and heat and grows well in full sun or partial sun preferring rich and well-drained soil. As a cut flower, China Aster Gremlin is a showy and long-lasting variety with curved and quilled petals.
Height: 30 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