General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10a
Plant Height: 10-12 inches
Plant Spread: 12-18 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Groundcover
Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Rabbit Resistant
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Common names
  • Stokes' Aster
  • Stokes Aster
  • Cornflower Aster
Also sold as:
  • Color Wheel

Photo Gallery
Location: Photo by Carol Bacskai; zone 5b, Yorkville, IL
Date: 2022-07-04
Location: my garden in Dawsonville, GA (zone 7b north Geogia mountains)
Date: 2022-05-27

Date: 2019-07-25
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Date: 2022-07-14

Date: 2019-07-25
Location: National Botanical Garden, DC, Virginia :) | May, 2022
Date: 2022-05-28

Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Scarborough, ON
Date: 2016-08-04
Just planted

Date: 2014-01-23
Photo courtesy of Santa Rosa Gardens. Used with permission.

Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: western Oregon
Date: spring 2014
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Moved one beside Divinity behind bench.
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