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Aster cordifolius ‘Avondale’


Aster cordifolius 'Avondale' is an arching aster for shade that will produce clouds of lavender-blue flowers that billow throughout your ferns and hostas.

Aster cordifolius 'Avondale' is an eastern North American native wood aster that is a prolific bloomer carpeting the shade garden with light blue in early fall when little else blooms and the hostas are in decline. The small light blue to lavender blue flowers are produced in abundance creating a beautiful and long-lasting filler in the garden or in autumn flower arrangements!

Common Name: Wood Aster

Family: Asteraceae (The Aster Family)

Zone Hardiness: 3-8

Light: Full Shade, Part Shade, Part Sun

Height: 12-24"

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: Blue

Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Fall

Soil Moisture: Average, Dry

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No


Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Deciduous woods and roadsides.

Award: GPP

Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America

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