Stokes' Aster (Stokesia laevis 'Blue Danube')

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5b -26.1 °C (-15 °F) to -23.3 °C (-10 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 12 - 24 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 18 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Semi-evergreen
Other: Evergreen in warmer climates.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Flower Time: Summer
Other: Deadheading flowers ensures more flowering throughout the season.
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Date: 2012-07-05
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Location: Worcester, MADate: 2017-07-12
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Location: WashingtonDate: 2016-07-19
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Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8
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