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Stokes' Aster

Stunning flowers open soft blue and mature to a rich, deep purple. Lovely in summer bouquets. Beautiful in the perennial garden or wildflower planting with verbenas and artemisia. Remove faded flowers for best reblooming. Heat and drought tolerant.

Companion Plants

Balloon Flower

Russian Sage


Plant Details

  • Common name

    Stokes' Aster

  • Botanical name

    Stokesia laevis

  • Variety

    Purple Parasols

  • Zone

    USDA Zone 5 (-20°F) to USDA Zone 9 (20°F).

  • Light


  • Height

    12-18" (31-46 cm)

  • Habit


  • Feed

    Use all-purpose

  • Water

    Weekly during dry spells

  • Bloom Color


  • Bloom Time


  • Maintenance

    Remove spent blooms

This plant also belongs to the following collections:

  • Alexis J.'s collection
  • Andrea M.'s Collection