China aster - Violet Cushion
Its flowers are violet and are superior to the local violet variety.
It produces pompon type of flowers having 4-5 rows of ray florets with tubular disc florets. It flowers are 4.5 cm in diameter and weighs 2 g each. It has a stalk length of 20 cm and a vase life of 8 days.
It is a floriferous variety and produces 70 flowers a plant. floriferous (Negi, S.S., Raghava, S.P.S., Rao, T.M. and Janakiram, T., 1999).