The Native Plant Store is Now Open Here

  • This page will remain accessible as a library page until I have all 200+ species profiles added to the new store software
  • Please see the Using the Plant Library  page  for some tips on how to make the most of the information here to select species for creating a healthy native plant community suited to the conditions of your site.

Symphyotrichum urophyllum, Arrow-leaved Aster

Symphyotrichum urophyllum

Arrow-leaved Aster

  • Full sun to partial shade
  • Average soils
  • 36” tall, 12” to 18” wide
  • Summer to fall bloom
  • Ontario Native, Beginner Friendly. Thrives in meadow and garden settings

Still new to me, grown from seeds from the Ottawa Wildflower Seed Library

With a similar form and blooming season, I think that these would make lovely companions for Heartleaved Aster. They would also pair well with Zigzag Goldenrod and American Alumroot.

Images by Dustin Minialoff from Wikimedia Commons


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Species that were not sown / aren't being sown for 2023 are marked with an * 
Species that are native to this continent, but not historically native to Ontario are marked with a ~ 
While it rarely comes up, I do reserve the right to limit plant quantities, mostly to help ensure that as many native plant gardens as possible become a reality
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