Red Alert Aster


Aster 'Alert" is a compact mounding selection of our native New England aster.  During spring and summer, plants are clothed in gray-green leaves.  In fall foliage disappears beneath a starry mantle of crimson daisies. Plants are tough and adaptable to moist sunny sites in a variety of garden situations. This cultivar is known for its compact habit, disease resistance and eye-popping flower display.

Light Requirement: Full to Part Sun

Flowering Season:  Late Summer

Mature Size:

  • Height: 12"
  • Spread: 16"

Zone: 3a