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Height: Up to 3 feet

Light: Full sun to part shade

Soil: Moist, well drained

Bloom: pinkish-purple, fall (deadhead to avoid seeding)

Leaf: heart shaped

Landscape: Slope, native and pollinator gardens

Resistance: Deer

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Aster, Heart Leaved; Blue Wood Aster

1 Gallon
  • Pollinator value: Very High

    Pearl Crescent larval host; bees, songbirds

    Pale blue late-summer flowers.  Beautiful addition to a shade garden. Responds well to pruning; cut to ground if you don't want it to self seed

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