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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Symphyotrichum cordifolium Blue Wood or Heart-leaved Aster

Learn more about other Mid-Atlantic plants: Tried and True Plant Fact Sheets