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CALLISTEPHUS chinensis 'Nevita White'( NEVITA SERIES)
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Button-like and bicolored, the Nevita White China aster is a nicely branching annual, all native to China that has white flowers with a yellow eye. Green foliage is topped by golf ball-sized flowers beginning in midsummer. The flattened blossoms are held on knee-high mounding plants.
China aster can be planted in loam or sandy soil in well drained conditions and full sun. Do not bother to deadhead spent blossoms as it will not reflower. Resistant to various wilt diseases, 'Nevita White' is best when not overwatered or in poorly drained soils as once leaf yellowing occurs there is no treatment. This selction is nice as a cutflower or en massed in border or container plantings.
9 - 1
1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Full Sun, Partial Sun
16"-20" / 40.6cm - 50.8cm
18"-22" / 45.7cm - 55.9cm
Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall
Bedding Plant, Container, Cutflower, Mixed Border
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