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Aster divaricatus 'Eastern Star'

Plant Type: Perennial

A compact and very floriferous selection of the native white wood aster with attractive dark mahogany stems. 'Eastern Star' blooms heavily both in partial and full dry shade with delicate-looking white and yellow daisy-like flowers in late summer to early fall when the majority of other perennials have finished their show. Foliage is deeply veined, green and heart-shaped through the summer and may develop yellow or red/purple tinged fall color in autumn.

SKU Size
ASTETS01G #1

Mature Height:

18-24 in

Mature Spread:

12-18 in

Spacing:

18 in

Zone:

3

Bloom Color:

White

Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Self seeding plants will not grow true to name. If desired, cutback seed heads in late fall to prevent self-sowing.

Aster divaricatus 'Eastern Star' Characteristics & Attributes:

Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Native to Northeastern US
Native to Northeastern US
Mass Planting
Mass Planting
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Partial Sun
Partial Sun
Full Shade
Full Shade
Attributes
Woodland Garden
Naturalizing
Groupings
Late Summer Bloomer
Border or Bed
Shade Gardens
Rock Garden
Woodland Edge
Foliage Color
Green
Habit
Compact
Upright
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Late Summer
Fall
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Soil Moisture
Well Drained