PERENNIAL: Symphiotrichum cordifolium, Blue Wood or Heart-leaved Aster

Symphyotrichum cordifolium, Blue Wood or Heart-leaved Aster

Symphyotrichum cordifolium, Blue Wood or Heart-leaved Aster
Photo © Mary Free

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic

Formerly classified as Aster cordifolius, this native, found along forest edges and ledges in the eastern half of North America,* would be a welcome addition in a residential shade garden. When summer flowers are fading through mid fall, the delicate blue flowers of this prolific bloomer attract numerous pollinators. 

Find out more about Symphyotrichum cordifolium and see a great video with pollinators . . . 

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