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Blue Danube Stokes' Aster

Stokesia laevis 'Blue Danube'

Pronunciation: sto-KEES-ee-uh LEE-viss
SKU #40672
5-8

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OVERVIEW
Description 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.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Keep soil moist to wet.
Blooms Midsummer through Fall
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 12 to 18 in. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
CARE
Care 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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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.