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: 12-23 inches
Plant Spread: 12-18 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Groundcover
Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Common names
  • Stokes' Aster
  • Stokes Aster

Plant Events from our members
tabbycat On May 10, 2022 Bloomed
1st for 2022 in hanging basket for control
tabbycat On March 4, 2021 Maintenance performed
Freeze Feb. 15 affected but not bad so I added Bayer 3n1 to give it a boost.
tabbycat On May 8, 2020 Bloomed
1st of 2020
tabbycat On May 11, 2019 Bloomed
1st flower of 2019 with at least another dozen buds. Finished by June 1st.
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