China Aster (Callistephus chinensis 'Tower Chamois')

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Strongly acid (5.1 – 5.5)
Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Plant Height: 12 - 24 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Pale Peachy-pink
Bloom Size: 3"-4"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Propagation: Seeds: Days to germinate: 10 - 14 days.
Depth to plant seed: Sow seeds at a depth of 1/8".
Other info: Direct sow after last frost.

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KelliW On March 21, 2019 Potted up
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