Definitions for callistephus chinensis
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China aster, Callistephus chinensis(noun)
valued for their beautiful flowers in a wide range of clear bright colors; grown primarily for cutting
Callistephus is a genus of flowering plants, in the Asteraceae; the genus includes only one species, C. chinensis, the China Aster. It is native to China, and is an annual plant, growing to 20–80 cm tall with branched stems. The leaves are alternate, 4–8 cm long, ovate, and coarsely toothed. The flowerheads are variable, with either all ray florets or an outer ring of ray florets surrounding central disc florets; the ray florets are white to purple, the disc florets, if present, usually yellow.
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