24-36" tall x 24-30" wide. KICKIN® Carmine Red Aster is perfect for adding mounds of late-season color to sunny beds and borders. Selected for their compact growth habit and abundance of blooms, Carmine Red flowers from late-summer into mid-autumn attracting bees and butterflies to their golden-eyed blooms. Plant KICKIN® Carmine Red Aster in drifts among butterfly gardens or naturalize in meadows. The compact form also lends itself to rock gardens and containers. Plant alongside ornamental grasses and other fall-blooming perennials for an eye-catching display. Easy to grow in full sun and rich, moist soils. Provide ample moisture and adequate drainage. Good air circulation keeps the lush green foliage disease-free. Carmine Red makes a long-lasting cut flower for autumn arrangements. An excellent native selection that is long lived and resistant to deer and rabbit browsing.
|Item Package Size|
Plant - 3" Pot
KICKIN® Carmine Red Aster
5, 6, 7, 8, 9
|Estimated Mature Spread|
Late summer to fall
Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Narrow, lance shaped leaves.
Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Clay Soil, Average Soil, Well-Drained Soil, Moist/Wet Soil
Average, Moist / Wet, Well Draining
Attract Butterflies, Easy To Grow, Bee Friendly, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Good For Cut Flowers, Good For Containers, Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks)
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
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