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 surface after watering in.
Narrow, lance shaped leaves.
Sandy Soil, Clay Soil, Average Soil, Well-Drained Soil, Moist/Wet Soil
Average, Moist / Wet, Well Draining
Easy To Grow, Attract Butterflies, 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
Spring / Summer, Fall
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