Plant china aster in garden beds, cutting gardens, or containers. It grows best in moist, loamy, well-draining soil but tolerates other soil conditions.
Open sunny locations with well drained red loamy soils with pH of 6.0 to 7.0.
A cool-season grower, China aster will not be happy in warm Southern climates during the summer. If it gets too hot, the plant will likely stop blooming, but it comes back in fall with another cool-season show