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Stokesia laevis ‘Blue Star’

Stokes aster

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Features

  • BloomsJuly to October
  • Height0.4m to 1m
  • Growth HabitRosette
  • Flower ColourDeep blue
  • Leaf ColourDark green

Description

Stokesia laevis ‘Blue Star’ (Stokes aster). This evergreen perennial has rosettes of lance-shaped, dark green leaves. In mid summer, single, deep blue flowers are borne.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Herbaceous

Origin

North America

Interest and use

Cutting bed, border

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Sandy
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

You can plant in full sun or partial-shade with fertile, well-drained soil. You can propagate from seeds in the autumn or by division in the spring.

Propagation

You can propagate from seeds in the autumn or by division in the spring.

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