Heart-leaved Aster (Symphyotrichum cordifolium)

Habitat: Forests, Fields and Open Areas

Grows in Sun/Shade: Shade

Flowers: Blue/Violet

Attributes: Butterfly host plant, Butterfly nectar plant, Pollinator friendly, Walnut tolerant, Clay soil tolerant

Height: 60-90 cm (23-35 in)


To create the progression of bloom to a perennial woodland or shade garden include Heart-leaved Aster in your plantings. As a bonus, all asters are the host plant for crescent butterflies and checkerspot butterflies.


For more information about this plant please visit the Ontario Wildflowers website


4265 Wilmot-Easthope Rd., New Hamburg,  (2 km north of highway 7/8 or south of Erb's Road)

Nursery (please call ahead) 519-662-2529 (office) or 519-272-3393 (cell)
Preorder or consultation 519-831-0953 or email nithriverplants@hotmail.com