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Heart-leaved Aster

Symphyotrichum cordifolium

A lovely keystone species which can thrive in a variety of habitats from meadows to woodlands or the spaces in between. It spreads vigorously by seed, so it's best suited for naturalized landscapes. Also called Blue Wood Aster.

BLOOM TIME

  • August
  • September
  • October

SUNLIGHT

  • Partial Sun
  • Partial Shade

SOIL TYPE

  • Well Drained
  • Dry
  • Moist
  • Texture (Sand)
  • Texture (Loam)
  • pH Neutral 6.0-8.0

HEIGHT

1-3'

CATERPILLAR SPECIES HOSTED

10-100

WILDLIFE BENEFITED

Caterpillars, Pollinators, Birds, Mammals

Artist: Claire Luce Baldwin

Photo Credit: Arthur Haines