Aster Paeony Duchess Pink Callistephus Chinensis is one of the favorite annual garden flowers. The Aster Paeony can easily grown from aster seeds, and established plant produces very large, double, pink chrysanthemum-like flowers with multiple 28 inch floral stems that make this China Aster a blooming powerhouse. Aster Duchess blooms from summer to fall, and the scented flowers attract masses of bees and butterflies.
Aster Paeony Duchess Pink is a very popular garden flower for its appearance in a garden. Paeony Aster is a great addition to borders and flower beds, but it is the best known as a superb cut flower for growing in cutting gardens. Aster Duchess likes full sun and rich, moist well drained soil, but it tolerates partial sun and various soil types. The Callistephus Chinensis is drought and heat resistant.
Height: 28 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