Single Packet of 1,000 Seeds
Grow China Aster, Ostrich Feather from fresh Callistephus chinensis flower seeds. Ostrich Feather will produce a beautiful blend of fluffy, double petaled blooms, in shades of pink, purple, rose, white & violet. The flowers are roughly 4 inches in diameter and are accented with a beautiful, bright yellow center. China Aster, Ostrich Feather plants grow to a mature height of 16 to 24 inches tall, baring fairly long slender stems, making it perfect for use as a cut flower. Use in floral arrangements and bouquets.
Grown as an annual flowering plant, China Asters will grow quickly, bloom profusely, later dying with the first killing frost. The beautiful blooms won't only attract onlookers, it also attracts an array of beneficial insects as well. Butterflies and bumblebees will cling to these colorful flowers as the blossom into the fall months of October and November. Seeds can be collected from your flowers as the season comes to an end allowing you to regrow fresh China Asters the year after.
China Asters can get a bit of height on them so they are best sown as a background plant. Sow them along borders, such as driveways, fences, walkways and flower beds. They can also be sown by the masses for an explosion of delightful flowers all summer long.