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botanical name:
Aster divaricatus
Aster divaricatus © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  White Wood Aster
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.60m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: arching
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
stem/bark: black
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 4 to 8
description:
Clump forming with thin, wiry, arching purple-black stems and loose sprays of small white daisy-type flowers, flushed with pink. Midsummer through to autumn.

cultivation:
Moist, moderately fertile soil in partial shade.

propagation:
By division of clumps in early spring. Also by basal cuttings in spring.

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