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Related to Callistephus: vanda, sedum, Heliconia
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Noun1.Callistephus - one species: erect Asiatic herb with large flowers
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
aster family, Asteraceae, Compositae, family Asteraceae, family Compositae - plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia
Callistephus chinensis, China aster - valued for their beautiful flowers in a wide range of clear bright colors; grown primarily for cutting
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It has such a vibrant violet colour so I think it might be a China aster, Callistephus chinensis.
China aster (Callistephus chinensis Nees.) is one of the most popular annual flower crops grown for its flower.
Black plastic mulch was proved effective for aster (Callistephus chinensis) with healthier vegetative growth, maximum flower production and petal pigmentation while minimum yield was obtained in control (Solaiman et al., 2008).
Effect of vermicompost and vermiculture on growth and yield of china aster (Callistephus Chinensis Ness).
Johnny's also has a beautiful China aster (Callistephus chinensis) called Serenade Mix, a collection of semidouble flowers in shades of red, carmine, rose, scarlet, blue, light blue, and white with blue or rose tips, all with a gold-button centre.
Samples collection: Some typical plant leaves in hearty growing period were chosed such as Bambusa phyllostachys pubescens, Nelumbo nucifera aertn, Ginkgobiloba Linn, Syringa oblate Linn(Var giraldii), Canna indica Linn(generalis), Calathea zebrine'Humilior', Begonia masoniana, Callistephus chinensis.