Daily Archives: October 11, 2019

PERENNIAL: Symphyotrichum cordifolium (Blue Wood or Heart-leaved Aster)

Symphiotrichum cordifolium, Blue Wood or Heart-leaved Aster

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. 
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