This plant is flowering now in winter season, I don't know whether it will bloom in the summers. This is the flower.enter image description here

This is its bud. enter image description here

This is the plant itself.enter image description here

Local vendor said it is Aster, but I don't think so after Googling. What can it be?


It's a dianthus; its wide green leaves indicate that it's probably a cultivar of Dianthus chinensis. These plants like cool weather and usually bloom in the spring in my area of the US - looks like you're living in a region with a mild winter, which means it will be a (possibly short-lived) perennial where you live. The flowers may smell sweetly of cloves.

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