Plant ID forum: Stokes' Aster (Stokesia laevis)

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KyWoods
Jul 21, 2011 8:11 PM CST
My sister planted these a long time ago and forgot what they were. Anyone know? Thanks!

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dave
Jul 22, 2011 7:43 AM CST

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Those look like Bachelors Buttons to me!
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threegardeners
Jul 22, 2011 8:35 AM CST
I agree
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hementia
Jul 22, 2011 10:54 AM CST
Bachelors Button is an annual
By " long time ago" ,I would think it would be a perenial unless it reseeds.
It could be another plant in the Centaurea family,however I believe it is a Stokes Aster,Stokesia laevis
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Name: Dave Whitinger
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dave
Jul 22, 2011 10:58 AM CST

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I think you're right. The foliage also matches Stokesia.
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gardengus
Jul 22, 2011 12:24 PM CST
I agree with stokes aster
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plantladylin
Jul 22, 2011 1:20 PM CST
Looks like Stokes Aster to me too!: http://www.floridata.com/ref/s/stok_lae.cfm

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Name: Renée
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KyWoods
Jul 22, 2011 3:49 PM CST
Yep, that looks like it to me, thanks everyone! They do remind you of batchelor's buttons, don't they?

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