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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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Common names
  • Stokes' Aster
  • Stokes Aster
  • Cornflower Aster

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Location: Worcester, MA
Date: 2017-07-12

Date: 2012-07-05
Location: Washington
Date: 2016-07-19
Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8
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Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2012-01-15
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2008-06-21
Location: Washington
Date: 2016-07-19
Location: Washington
Date: 2016-07-19
Location: Aurora, On
Date: 2010-07-09

Date: 2012-07-05

Date: 2012-07-05
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2012-01-28
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Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2007-09-01
Location: My garden in Kentucky
Date: 2008-06-21
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