Callistephus chinensis seed
Callistephus Chinensis is a popular annual that provides showy, 3-5-inch diameter blooms from early summer to fall on plants clad with ovate, toothed, medium green leaves. The plant is easily grown in rich, consistently moist, well-drained soils in full sun to partial shade.
Callistephus Chinensis is a cool weather annual. Startindoors 6-8 weeks before last spring frost date. In the alternative, sow seed directly in the garden after last frost date. As a cut , the Aster is highly popular and generally admired for its colors-rose-pink, white, and purple. The plant is used for beds, borders, cottage gardens, cutting gardens or pots/containers.The plant attracts butterflies and bees.