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China Aster 'Pot'n Patio Mixture'
Scientific Name: Callistephus chinensis (L.) Nees
Family: Asteraceae
China Aster 'Pot'n Patio Mixture' (Callistephus  chinensis)
Aster 'Pot'n Patio Mixture' is a dwarf form
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: All zones
USDA: 5-11

Frost Tolerance: Keep above 25 F (-4 C)

Heat Tolerance: Winter blossom in the low deserts

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Asia

Growth Habits: Tender annual, dwarf form, up to 6 inches tall (15 cm), tall forms can reach 30 inches (75 cm)

Watering Needs: Regular water, rich and moist soil, avoid overwatering

Propagation: Seeds

The China Aster as many cultivars. They are heavy feeders and do better with mulch that keep their shallow root systems moist. They are good for cut flowers, pots, and edges. Space at 9 to 18 inches (22-45 cm) depending on the variety.

China Aster 'Pot'n Patio Mixture' (Callistephus  chinensis)

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