Aster Paeony Duchess Scarlet Callistephus Chinensis is an old time favorite annual garden flower. This plant belongs to the aster family and can be easily grown from aster seeds. Aster Duchess Scarlet blooms with extremely showy, fully double, peony-like, scarlet-red flowers on a long, sturdy floral stems. This variety of China Aster blooms from summer to fall, and bees and butterflies like to visit fragrant aster flowers.
Aster Paeony Duchess Scarlet is a fantastic addition to flower borders or cottage gardens, and this magnificent aster flower is one of the top choices for growing in a cutting garden. China Aster likes to grow in full sun tolerating some partial shade, and rich, moist but well drained soil is the best for this plant. Scarlet Paeony Aster makes a superb cut flower.
Height: 28 Inches
Bloom Season: Summer/Fall
Environment: Sun/Partial Shade
Soil Type: Rich, Moist well-drained, pH 6.0-6.5
USDA Zones: All Regions of North America
Sow Indoors: Winter/Spring (6-8 weeks before last frost)
Sow Outdoors: Spring
Seed Depth: 1/16 Inch
Germination Time: 14-21 Days
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