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Aster divaricatus ‘Eastern Star’
Common Name: White Wood Aster Family: Asteraceae (The Aster Family)

Aster divaricatus 'Eastern Star' was originally discovered in coastal Rhode Island. It is shorter than the standard species and has deep, dark, shining, mahogany stems. The small but numerous white flowers with yellow centers fade to subtle burgundy and rose-pink. A must for the shade garden and tolerant of dry shade which makes it a real bonus.


Geogrpahical Origin:
Americas - North America

Native Habitat:
Deciduous woods and roadsides.

ClassDeciduous Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream
TypePerennial Secondary Bloom ColourYellow
Height12-24" Bloom TimeSummer
Spread12-24" FragranceNo
Light ExposureFull - Part Shade Shade Part Shade Part Sun Foliage ColourGreen
Soil MoistureAverage Dry Stem ColourPurple
Hardiness4-9 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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