Aster (Symphyotrichum) cordifolium
Blue Wood Aster
Cheery light blue flowers mingle well with Hostas and Astilbes and brighten up shady areas. Native. Attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds. Deer resistant.
Grows best in moist, rich soil in partial sun to shade. Can tolerate some drought, but if plants are kept too dry, they may develop powdery mildew on their leaves.
Characteristics & Attributes
If plants are kept too dry, they may develop powdery mildew on their leaves. Can be grown under black walnut trees.