Aster Paeony Duchess White Callistephus Chinensis is a variety of a very popular China Aster. The Duchess Aster can be easily started from aster seeds indoors or directly outdoors, and the established plant is well branched with sturdy, floral stems. The blooming Aster Paeony produces enormous, peony-like, snow-white flowers providing a brilliant garden display, and the fragrant blooms are very attractive to bees and butterflies.
Aster Paeony Duchess White is one of the favorite annual flowers in a cottage garden. The borders and flower beds benefit tremendously when Aster Duchess is presented, and Aster Paeonyr is an ideal cut flower for cutting gardens. Callistephus Chinensis prefers full sun and rich, moist, well drained soil, but this annual aster adapts to various soil conditions and tolerates partial sun.
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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