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KICKIN® Carmine Red Aster

SKU: AM017297
per Plant - 3" Pot
Shipping begins the week of March 18th, 2024
KICKIN® Carmine Red Aster brings vibrant, magenta-red blooms to the fall garden. A profusion of daisy-like flowers covers every inch of this compact, mounding aster for weeks at a time, providing a rich source of nectar for pollinators. This low-maintenance marvel maintains a tight, bushy habit without cutting back. (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae)
key features
Botanical Name
Symphyotrichum novae-angliae
Growing Zones
Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Native, Bee Friendly, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Birds, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Easy To Grow, Long Bloom Time, Cut Flowers, Container Planting
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
24-36" tall
Bloom Time
Late summer to fall


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.