Big Leaf Aster (Eurybia macrophylla)
Perfect for shady areas with less than perfect soil. Drought tolerant, it thrives in both dry sand and heavy clay soils that possess a modicum of organic matter. A host plant for the Pearl Crescent Butterfly.
Shade Tolerance: Part Sun to Shade
Moisture: Dry to Moist
Soils: Sand, Loam, Clay
Height: 1-2 ft.
Bloom Time: August-Sept
Deer Resistant: Yes
Other: Heart-shaped leaves; attracts birds.
USDA Plant Profile