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A wonderful shade tolerant aster, clusters of 1 inch wide white flowers with bronzy-purple centers are borne on dark zig-zag upright stems from August through October, the leaves are toothed, heart-shaped & 5-7 inch long, clump forming, attracts butterflies, host plant for Silvery Checkerspot (Chlosyne nycteis), & Pearl Crescent (Phyciodes tharos), drought resistant. (Yes - you heard us right - it does well in dry shade!!)

Dry To Average
Part Shade To Shade
1-3 foot tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 4a-8b

Native Range: s. On & QC, south to GA & AL

Germination - Easy: Cold stratify 8 weeks

White Wood Aster 3.5 inch pot $11.75 (Temporarily Sold Out*)

White Wood Aster Seed Packet $5.00

*We normally carry this item but are temporarily sold out. We expect to have it available again as soon as our plants in production reach sufficient size/maturity or we harvest more seed. In some cases, plants may be recovering from caterpillar damage (Monarchs love our Milkweed), wind or hail damage, rampaging woodchucks, downed trees, or other natural issues. We are constantly updating our web site so please check back again.

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