Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants

Flat-topped Aster, Cornel-leaf Whitetop

Flat-topped Aster, Cornel-leaf Whitetop

Doellingeria infirma (Aster umbellatus)

Full to part sun, wet to medium moisture level, sandy loam or rocky soil.  5 ft. height, blooms summer to fall, cream flowers, spreads rapidly by rhizomes as well as by seed.

Germination Code:  C(60); seeds slow to germinate.

Native Region:  Middle and East Tennessee, concentrated in northeast corner of Tennessee

Aggressive plant.  Attracts butterflies.

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