White Wood Aster

Plant Information

Taxonomic Name: Eurybia divaricata
Common Name: White Wood Aster
Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Bloom Time: August to September
Height: 24-36 inches
Light Requirements: Morning shade with afternoon sun, Morning sun with afternoon shade, Closed shade
Soil Conditions: Tolerates periodic drought, Average well-drained soil, Tolerates periodic moisture
Wildlife: Bees, Butterflies
Special Characteristics:
  • Formerly known as Aster divaricatus
  • Forms dense colonies from underground rhizomes
  • Long and late bloomer
  • Self-seeder but can be controlled by dead-heading
  • Cut back to 6 inches in late spring
  • Deer tolerant
  • Rabbit tolerant