Genus of only one species, C.chinensis, native to China. Annual plant with daisy-shaped flowers borne from late summer to late autumn. The name of the genus is derived from the Greek "calli"-
It requires fertile, neutral or alkaline soils and full sun.
Latin name: Callistephus chinensis "Milady"
Plant in gardens or flowerpots.
Propagated by seeds.
Annual plant with semi-double, yellow-centered, red flowers.