Definition of China aster in English:

China aster

noun

  • A Chinese plant of the daisy family, which is cultivated for its bright showy flowers.

    • ‘Talk about China asters at a winter conference got me excited.’
    • ‘Set out nursery seedlings of ageratum, amaranth, celosia, China aster, coleus, gazania, geranium, heliotrope, impatiens, Madagascar periwinkle, nierembergia, ornamental pepper, petunia, and scarlet sage.’
    • ‘Annual asters, also called China asters, flower in all colors but orange.’
    • ‘Annual varieties are known as China asters and are showier than their perennial counterparts.’