Blue Danube Stokes' Aster

Stokesia laevis 'Blue Danube'

SKU
40672
Fluffy, cornflower-like, deep sky blue flowers with white centers on upright, leafy stems. Provides long-lasting color for the garden or a summer bouquet. Beautiful in the perennial garden or a wildflower planting with verbena and artemisia. Promptly remove faded flowers for best rebloom. An herbaceous perennial.
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Botanical Pronunciationsto-KEES-ee-uh LEE-viss
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 12 to 18 in. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeMidsummer through Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorBlue
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Edging
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

Provide average, well-drained soil. Mulch to protect in harsh winters. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; will adapt to drier soils. Clip spent flowers to promote continued bloom. Remove old, faded foliage before new leaves emerge in spring.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 8

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