Plant Details: Carolina Aster
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Aster carolina is a climbing aster that in zone 7b is in peak bloom around mid October. At this time it is covered with pink daisy like flowers that are 1.25 inches in diameter with a yellow disc in the center of each flower that turn brown at maturity. This plant can get very large and cover a fence or trellis quickly! It is evergreen in zone 8 and warmer except in the coldest of winters. Naturally found on the Atlantic and Gulf coasts growing in moist soils along swamps and river courses in sunny locations, but grows well in just about any soil that is located in a sunny site. A very easy plant to grow. It loves wet conditions.
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