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China aster

Callistephus spp.

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

10b

USDA zone

2°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

90cm

Max

20cm

Min

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

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    China aster Overview

    This small genus contains a couple of species of annual or biennial plants and is originally from China and Korea, however it is now cultivated worldwide as an ornamental plant and is popular for cottage gardens. It grows between 20-100cm tall and produces multiple daisy-like flowers in shade of pink, red, purple, blue and cream from extensive human cultivation.

    Common problems with China aster

    How to propagate China aster

    Seed

    You can propagate by seeds sown under glass in the spring. The seeds may also be sown outdoors in mid-spring.