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

Aster  divaricatus 'Eastern Star'
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This cultivar 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:
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 
Hardiness Zone4-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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