Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants

Heart-leaved Aster, Common Blue Wood Aster

Heart-leaved Aster, Common Blue Wood Aster

Symphyotrichum cordifolium (Aster cordifolius)

Full to part sun, medium to moderately dry moisture level, adaptable to a wide range of soils except clay, moderately acid to neutral pH.  2-5 ft. height, blooms in fall, blue flowers, often self-seeds.

Germination Code:  C(60)

Native Region:  Scattered lightly statewide, more common in East Tennessee

Showy flower, low maintenance plant that will naturalize.  Attracts butterflies.

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