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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.