Clouds of blue flowers in early fall in shade. A great naturalizer under trees or at the edge of the woods. Native.
ASTER cordifolius – Blue Wood Aster
(aka: Symphyotrichum cordifolium)
Clouds of blue flowers from August to November in shade. A great naturalizer under trees or at the edge of the woods. A wonderful species that is deer and rabbit resistant. Attracts butterflies, bees, and birds while also being drought tolerant. Works well with Hostas and Astilbes to cover their declining fall foliage. Best placed in a shade or native garden. Native.
Sun: Part Shade/Full Shade
Soil: Dry to Moist, Well-drained
Size: Height 2-3ft.
Flower: Light Blue
Bloom Time: August to November
Attributes: Low Maintenance, Deer and Rabbit Resistant, Pollinator, Drought Tolerant, Native