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Blue Wood Aster

blue wood aster

Common Name: Blue Wood Aster

Botanical Name: Aster cordifolius

Plant Type: Perennial

Plant Size: 2-3 Feet

Typical Bloom Time: September to October

This perennial grows in dense clumps, with broad, egg-shaped leaves. Its flowers are small, up to an inch in diameter, with pale to deep blue flowerheads and yellow disk florets.

Photo by RGP

Park Locations

Reservoir East

East side from 85th to 96th Street