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Peachie's Pick Stokes' Aster

Stokesia laevis 'Peachie's Pick'

SKU
02251
Fluffy, cornflower-like blue flowers on a compact, long blooming plant from midsummer to fall. Plant in groupings for a showy display in rock gardens, perennial beds or at the front of cottage garden borders. Great seasonal color for patio containers. An herbaceous perennial; often remains evergreen in mild winter climates.
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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 12 to 18 in. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSummer to Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorBlue
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Edging
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsSalvia (Salvia); Thrift (Dianthus); Bellflower (Campanula); Phlox (Phlox); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)

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: 5-9

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