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Aster cordifolius 'Avondale'
Common Name: Wood Aster Family: Asteraceae (The Aster Family)

Aster  cordifolius 'Avondale'
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This selection of the eastern North American native wood aster is a prolific bloomer and carpets the shade garden with light blue in early fall, when little else blooms and the hostas are in decline. Beautiful and long-lasting as a filler in autumn flower arrangements!


Geogrpahical Origin:
North America
Native Habitat:
Deciduous woods and roadsides.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourBlue 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom ColourYellow 
Height12-24'  Bloom TimeFall 
Spread12-24'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Shade Shade Part Shade Part Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage Dry  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone3-8  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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