Aster Gremlin Double Lavender Callistephus Chinensis is a tender annual native to Asia. Also known as Tiger Paw Aster and China Aster this plant is very easy to grow from seeds. Aster Gremlin Double Lavender is the tall variety of Callistephus Chinensis that features foliage with slender, long flower stems and produces stunning, double lavender blooms from summer until frost. Aster Gremlin blooms profusely for weeks, and the fragrant flowers are very attractive to butterflies and bees.
Tiger Paw Aster is an excellent long-blooming annual plant for borders and flower beds. Callistephus Chinensis thrives in full sun or partial shade and rich, loamy or sandy, moist, but well-drained soil is preferable. Aster Gremlin is a nice, long-lasting cut flower that is a great addition to any floral arrangement.
Height: 30 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