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Northeast Pollinator Plants

Eurybia macrophylla (Big Leaf Aster) available as singles or tray of plugs for ground cover

$ 5.99
  • We ship only to the New England and New York states. If you live near Fairfax, VT, consider buying at our farm, River Berry Farm.

  • Shipping will be in the order received.  Please check the Home Page for updated expected ship date.  Free shipping for 15 or more plants.
  • Plants are delivered in a biodegradable wood fiber pot, 2.75" diameter by 3.5" deep.  
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Common Name: Big Leaf Aster

Attracts:  Butterflies, Larval Host

Use:  Garden, Rain Garden or Naturalizing

Light:  Part Shade to Shade

Hardiness Zone:  4 to 8  USDA Zone Map

Soils:  Moist 

Flower Time:  Early August - Late September

Flower Color:  Pale Purple

Height:  .5' - 2.5'

Notes: Eurybia macrophylla   (Big Leaf Aster) is a wild aster with large fuzzy leaves nick-named Lumberjack Toilet Paper, forming a dense ground cover in rich woods.  Host to the Pearl Crescent.

Host plant of VT Species of Greatest Concern (SGCN):
Andrena canadensis (Canada Miner bee)

Native to Northeast (RARE IN RI), Mid-Atlantic, and Midwest:  Biota of North American Program (BONAP) - North America Plant Atlas (NAPA).

Regional Ecotype Seed Source:  ME


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