Eurybia divaricata

Growing Information

Plant Type: Perennial
Sunlight: Part shade, Shade
Soils: Average, Moist or Dry
Bloom Time: White flowers in August, September
Size: 1-2 feet in height

Plant as a groundcover, border, or accent plant—it is an especially great choice for dry shade and under trees. Readily spreads by seeds and will fill in, but easily controlled by cutting seed heads or easy weeding. This plant is unpalatable to rabbits and deer.

Garden Companions

White Snakeroot (Ageratum altissima), Wild Geranium (Geranium maculatum), Blue-stemmed Goldenrod (Solidago caesia), King Solomon’s Seal (Polygonatum biflorum), Wild Columbine (Aquilegia canadensis)

Nature Benefits

• Host plant for the caterpillar stage of the Pearl Crescent and Checkerspot butterflies.
• Provides nectar for pollinators.

Native Habitat

Occurs in dry open woodlands and woodland edges.

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