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Symphyotrichum cordifolium

Blue Wood Aster

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Symphyotrichum cordifolium (Blue Wood Aster)

This light blue Aster prefers average, dry to medium - well drained soil in full sun to part shade. Clusters of yellow-centered daisy-like flowers bloom in late summer to early fall.

Additional Information:

24-60 Inches


15-18 Inches


Bloom/Seasonal Color
Light Blue

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-8

Home Owner Growing and Maintenance Tips:
Pinch back stems several times before mid-July to create a bushier plant and eliminate the need for staking.

Characteristics & Attributes

Nature Attracting


Season of Interest

Late (July-frost)

Soil Moisture


Special Uses

Fresh Cut Flower

Sun Exposure

Full Sun
Medium Sun/Average Shade

USFS MO Ecological Map