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Planted at Mount Vernon


  • Upper Garden

  • Hardiness Zones


    The pink, purple, or white flowers of this cheerful daisy are an excellent midsummer accent in any flower garden.

    Latin Name

    Callistephus chinensis


    Family

    Asteraceae


    Also Known As

    Annual Aster


    Type of Plant

    Annual

    Bloom Season

    July - September


    Seasons

    Summer

    Specifications

    Max Height: 3'
    Max Spread: 1.5'

    Uses

  • Annual
  • Flower Border

  • Sunlight Exposure

    Full Sun

    Attracted Wildlife

    Butterflies

    Colors


    Native Range

    China


    History

    They have been cultivated in the United States since 1737, when John Custis was growing them in his Williamsburg garden.


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