Color Wheel Stokes' Aster

Stokesia laevis 'Color Wheel'

SKU
06564
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.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationsto-KEES-ee-uh LEE-viss
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 18 to 24 in. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeMidsummer through Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorMulticolored
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, 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.
Companion PlantsPhlox (Phlox); Bellflower (Campanula); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Thrift (Dianthus); Salvia (Salvia)

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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