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China Aster

China Aster

(Aster callistephus chinensis)

Flowering occurs in late Summer and Autumn. Frost tolerant, preferring well drained soil that stays moist in the growing season. A sunny airey open position ensures maximum flowering. Cut back hard after flowering. The ancient Greeks believed that Asters repelled snakes and were an antidote to their venom!

Flower Colour   Mixed
Plant Type   Annual
Growing Environment   Plant in seed raising mixture.
Germination Time   10 - 14 Days
Seed to Flower   16 Weeks
Plant Size (Approx cm)   75 (H) x 25 (W)

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