Stokesia laevis (Stokes’ Aster)

(Cornflower Aster)

Deep violet-lavender blue cornflower-like blooms over dark green lance shaped foliage. Height 1-2″.

Deep violet-lavender blue cornflower-like blooms over dark green lance shaped foliage. Height 1-2'.

Stokesia attracts bees and butterflies to the garden. Prefers average, medium moisture well drained soil. Drought tolerate when established. Tolerates light shade, and heat. Intolerant of wet winter soils. Deadhead to promote new blooms. Deer and rabbit resistant.

  • USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 5-9
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Bloom Time(s): May-July