Eurybia divaricata (L.) G.L.Nesom

White Wood Aster, Heart-leaf Aster




Family: Compositae

Genus: Eurybia

Category: Perennial

Zones: 3 to 8

Size: To 30" tall

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade, Shade


White star-shaped flowers in summer to autumn. Pinch back in early summer to keep compact. Easy to grow and maintain (Oudolf).


Published in Phytologia 77: 259 in 1995.

Basionym Aster divaricata L.

Native to eastern Canada and the eastern and central US.

Still sold as Aster divaricata.

My Experience: 

I purchased a 1-gallon pot at Piccadilly Farms in April 2014 and planted it in the Camellias And More garden.

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