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Callistephus chinensis 'Milady Series'


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Key information

Plant type

Half-hardy annual

Flower colour





Half hardy

Skill level


photo by Graham Strong, copyright GAP Photos (162888)

Plant details

This is an excellent bedding plant as it is robust, bushy and wilt resistant. Well formed, globular, weather resistant flowers in blue, pink, rose, rose-red and white are produced over a long period. Grow it in containers on the patio and in window-boxes for a good summer show.

Family: Asteraceae

Genus: Callistephus

Species: chinensis

Cultivar: Milady Series

Plant type: Half-hardy annual

Flower colour: Mixed

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Acidic, Chalky/alkaline

Hardiness: Half hardy

Skill level: Experienced

Height: 30cm

Spread: 30cm

Time to plant seeds: March to April

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