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CALLISTEPHUS chinensis( POT 'N PATIO SERIES)
China Aster, Pot 'n Patio China Aster
The Pot ‘N Patio Series are selections of China Aster bred for compactness, double flowers, and a range of colors. The parent species, native to China, is a bushy, green-leaved annual. These selections are dense, small, fast-growing, bushy, annuals that send up short stalks above the leaves bearing large, double flowers (extra petals) that are round and domed, in colors ranging from white through pink to pinkish-red and purple. Flowering continues from mid-summer through fall, Deadheading encourages continuous bloom.
Grow the Pot ‘N Patio series en masse as bedding plants in a bed or border, or in a container. They grow and flower best in full sun and moist, well-drained, fertile soil. They are susceptible to wilt so avoid overwatering or poorly drained soils. The flowers are excellent for cutting.
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
8"-36" / 20.3cm - 91.4cm
10"-18" / 25.4cm - 45.7cm
Early Summer, Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Fall, Late Fall
Spring, Summer, Fall
White, Yellow, Purple, Pink, Rose, Crimson, Blue Violet
Single, Double, Semi-Double
Bedding Plant, Container, Cutflower, Mixed Border
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