China Aster, Powder Puff
Easy to grow annual that boasts cheerful, fragrant flowers in a variety of shades of red, pink, purple, and white. 2-3″ blooms are fully double. A favorite for bees and butterflies. Great for tall borders, beds, or cut flowers. Blooms from late summer to first frost.
Sow seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before setting outside. Barely cover with soil; direct light is required for germination. Transplant out to rich soil after all danger of frost has passed.