Blue Wood Aster (Symphyotrichum cordifolium)
Symphyotrichum cordifolium , also known as blue wood aster is a perennial wildflower native to Michigan. Plant reaches 3 feet tall and flowers from September to November with a blue/purple blossom. It prefers partial sun to full shade, medium to dry soil and will grow in clay, loam or sand.
Shade Tolerance: Part Sun to Shade
Moisture: Dry to Moist
Soils: Sand, Loam, Clay
Height: 2-3 ft.
Bloom Time: September -November
Other: Heart-shaped leaves; attracts birds.