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White wood aster forms a nice groundcover for woodland areas.

White wood aster forms a nice groundcover for woodland areas. Typical inventory plug USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 5 October 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

Aster divaricatus

White wood aster

A good native groundcover for woods’ edge and shade, Aster divaricatus produces a mass of small white flowers to usher in the fall season. This plant grows in loose clumps and has distinct heart-shaped leaves.  Does well average, dry soil in partial to full shade. 


Height:

1-2 Feet

Spread:

2-3 ft

USDA Hardiness Zone:

4-8

Bloom Color:

White

Aster divaricatus Characteristics

Exposure

  • Partial Shade to Full Shade

Attracts Wildlife

  • Butterflies

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Moist to Dry

Attributes

  • Drought Tolerant

Flowering Months

  • November
  • October
  • September

Foliage Color

  • Green

Interesting Notes:

AKA Eurybia divaricata

For more information on this plant, visit the USDA PLANTS Database: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=EUDI16