aster cordifolius (heart-leaved aster) native

Size: 1 gallon
  • AKA symphyotrichum cordifolium
  • light blue to purple daisy-like blooms
  • bloom time: late summer into the fall
  • zone 3
  • height 50-60cm
  • spread 60-80cm
  • colour light blue
  • grows best in light shade or partial sun, moist to slightly dry conditions, similar to areas found in deciduous woodlands
  • the size of this plant varies in the natural landscape, depending on the fertility of the soil and moisture conditions
  • susceptible to powdery mildew
  • partial sun/shade
  • attracts butterflies
  • native to ontario
  • (image courtesy of NVK nurseries, NVK holdings inc.)