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Aster dumosus 'Carmine Red' PPAF Plant propagation prohibited

KICKIN'® CARMINE RED™ ASTER

Buy Kickin'® Carmine Red™ Aster online. An easy to grow native perennial with bushy, short mounds of green foliage. From late summer through mid fall, these Asters are literally covered in magenta red flowers with golden yellow button centers. A perfect splash of color for any garden!

Height:

2-3 Feet

Spread:

2-3 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

5-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Cultural Information*
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Hot Pink/Fuchsia
  • Red
Flower Type*
  • Fragrant
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
  • Fragrant
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Birds
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Deer Resistant
Plant Type*
  • Perennial
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Moist
  • Well-Drained
  • Average
  • Salt Tolerant
Propagation Methods*
  • Seed
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Spring
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Fall Flowering
  • Summer
  • Fall
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Border Plant
  • Under Power Lines
  • Accent Plant
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Rock Gardens
  • Mass Planting
  • Wildlife Habitat
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Aster is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

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