Color Wheel Stokes' Aster
Stokesia laevis 'Color Wheel'
Pronunciation: sto-KEES-ee-uh LEE-viss
|Description||Lovely, two to three inch wide flowers transition from white to lavender and age to deep blue, providing long-lasting color for the garden or summer bouquets. Beautiful in a bed, border or wildflower meadow with verbena and artemisia. Remove faded flowers for more prolific reblooming. An herbaceous perennial.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Keep soil moist to wet.|
|Blooms||Midsummer through fall|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 18 to 24 in. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise|
|Flower Attributes||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Edging|
|Companion Plants||Phlox (Phlox); Bellflower (Campanula); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Thrift (Dianthus); Salvia (Salvia)|
|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.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-8
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