Exposure
Sun
Part sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Wet
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Bloom Color
Apricot
Blue
Attributes
Long Blooming
For Bird Lovers
Good Cut Flowers
Rock Garden
Water Requirements
Water weekly during dry spells
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Riverbend Nursery (M.S.)

Stokesia laevis 'Purple Parasols'

Stokes' Aster

This variety's unique color is a breeding breakthrough. The lovely flowers start out light blue, darken gradually and finish a lovely shade of deep violet. An excellent clump-forming cut flower for beds and borders.

Height:

12-18 Inches

Spacing:

15" (38 cm)

Additional:

Water weekly during dry spells.

Hardiness Zone:

5-9

Bloom Color:

Light blue, darkening to a shade of deep violet.

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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