White Wood Aster, Aster Divaricata, “Eastern Star”

White Wood Aster, Aster Divaricata, “Eastern Star'”

Typicallygrows in the wild in dry open woods. It grows in loose clumps with dark, sprawling, sometimes zigzag stems up to 2.5′ tall. Distinctive leaves are heart-shaped, stalked and coarsely toothed. Small but abundant flowers have white rays and yellow to red center disks and appear in flat-topped, terminal clusters in late summer to early fall. Attractive to butterflies.

Height: 1 to 2 feet

Spread: 1 to 2 feet

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