Exposure
Sun
Part sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Average
Growth Rate in the Garden
Medium
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Nature Attraction
Butterflies
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Bloom Color
Blue
Purple
Attributes
Ground Cover
Container
Long Blooming
Drought Tolerant
Easy to Grow
Good Cut Flowers
Water Requirements
Prefers well-drained soil

Stokesia 'Peachie's Pick'

Stokes' Aster

New variety with large lavender-blue flowers blooming longer and later than other of the genus in mid-late summer. Dark green foliage with longer stems make it a good cut flower. Peachie's Pick' is known to have a very compact upright habit, topped with dozens of blooms at a time!

Height:

18-20 Inches

Bloom Time:

mid-late summer

Bloom Color:

Blue-purple

Stokesia (sto-kee'-see-uh)

Family: Asteraceae · Common Name: Stokes' Aster

Southeastern U.S. natives have daisylike flowers in shades of violet, blue, yellow and white. Very heat and drought tolerant. A wonderful choice for a summer cut flower arrangement or planted in perennial borders.

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