Aster cordifolius 'Avondale'
Blue wood aster

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Butterfly FriendlyDeer ResistantPart Shade
Blue wood aster
Aster cordifolius 'Avondale'

This selection of the native wood aster is a prolific bloomer. Clouds of blue flowers bloom in early fall extending the season of interest in your garden. Butterflies love the nectar and it is also an important pollen plant for native bees. Naturalizes under trees, beautiful in the border or at the woods edge. Beautiful and long-lasting as a filler in autumn flower arrangements!

North Creek Unique™ - This unique assortment has been discovered or introduced to the trade and shared with the world by North Creek Nursery. 

Pollen and nectar attract butterflies and native bees
This selection of the native wood aster is a prolific bloomer
Late flowering will extend the season of beauty in your garden
No serious pest or disease problems
Deer tend to leave this plant alone
Great cut flowers for fall arrangements

Native Range

Upland meadows and forests.

Interesting Facts

There are an amazing 4,000 species of native bees in North America making them the most important group of pollinators. Habitat loss is affecting their numbers. Building a nesting box for bees is fun family project that will help native bees do their important work in your backyard.


Plant in average, dry to medium, well-drained soil. You can control height and promote a fuller habit by pinching back the stems several times before mid-July.

Mature Size: 18-24in. Tall x 18-24in. Wide

Hardiness Zone: 3-8

Sun Exposure: Part Shade

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