White wood aster
Scientific Name Pronounciation:
Plant Hardiness Zones:
Plant Hardiness Zone(s):
2-36 in. H x 36 in. W
White flowers are 3/4-1 inch across with 6-8 white rays; center starts yellow then ages to pale burgundy.
Bloom Time Notes:
Late summer, early fall
Dark green, elongated heart-shaped leaves; serrated; 2-7 inches long.
Supports pollinators while birds eat the seeds.
Dry, open woods and clearings; hardwood to mixed forest
Seeds or division
Sun or Shade:
White wood aster (Eurybia divaricata) grows in partial to full shade; moist to dry soil conditions; average to poor soil. Spreads fairly aggressively; thrives in deep shade.
Other Scientific Names: Aster divaricata