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Stoke's Aster

Stokesia laevis

Also known as

Cornflower Aster, Stokes' Aster, Stokesia

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

60cm

Max

50cm

40cm

Min

40cm

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

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    Stoke's Aster Overview

    This species produces long slender evergreen foliage with upright stems bearing large aster-like flower heads in pink, blue, purple, white or yellow from late summer to mid autumn. This is a beautiful perennial which will need fertile soil with good drainage, especially in the winter. You can propagate by seeds, division or root cuttings in the spring.

    How to propagate Stoke's Aster

    Seed

    You can propagate from seeds in the autumn.

    Division

    Division in the spring.

    Special features of Stoke's Aster

    Attracts butterflies

    Other uses of Stoke's Aster

    Cutting bed, border, walls, rock garden, flower arranging