PLANT BASE

Stokesia laveis

Stokes aster

Height
Spread
Growth
habit
5-9
1-2'
1-1.5'
Form                           Lifecycle              Hardiness zone*
Clumping
Flower
Perennial

APPEARANCE
Bloom time
Bloom color
May-July
Violet/ pinkish
USE FOR
Seasonal interest
ENVIRONMENT
Terminal clusters
Light
Water
Soil
Soil pH
Loam, Sand
Acidic preferred, adaptable
Soil Preference
Well-drained, moist
HABITAT & NATIVE RANGE
Costal plains, bogs, pine svanna, open woodlands
South eastern US and coastal plains
ENVIRONMENTAL TOLERANCE
Heat
BROWSE TOLERANCE
Heat
Tolerance to browse by animals typically happens once plants are established. Young plants may still be quite susceptible.
SUGGESTED MAINTENANCE & COMMON PROBLEMS
Divide every 2-3 years, don't add thick mulch as will cause rot
COMPANION PLANTS
Threadleaved coreopsis,Butterfly weed,Purple cone flower
COMPANION TREES & SHRUBS
NOTES
Evergreen leaves in warm climates

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