Deep landscape plug, Native perennial in the Asteraceae family.
Host plant for pearl crescent and checkerspot butterflies.
Other names: white wood aster
Height: 2 ft tall, low-mounding
Spread: 2-4 ft, forms dense colonies from underground rhizomes.
Exposure: Shade or part shade
Bloom description: small clusters of white
Foliage: dark green heart shaped leaves toward ground level and ovate leaves toward top of plant
Uses: Groundcover for wooded or shady areas, use in a space where you may need to fill in a large area as the plants regularly self-seed and fill in spaces quickly.
Attributes: deer and rabbits tend to avoid it
Soil preference: drought tolerant, dry to moist soil