Common Blue Wood Aster
Native to the Finger Lakes Region, E North America
Source of plant
North Creek Nurseries, The Plantsmen
Perennial herb to 1.5m; stems glabrous or hirsute. Leaves to 12x10cm, narrowly to broadly cordate, petioles scarcely winged, lower leaves long-petiolate. Capitula 2cm in diameter, radiate, in a loose panicle; phyllaries narrow, obtuse, purple at apex; ray florets 8-20, pale blue; disc florets yellow.
USDA Hardiness Zone