General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 12-18 inches
Plant Spread: 12-18 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Semi-evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: 3"-4"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Pollution
Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant

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

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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.
Date: 2009-07-26
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Location: Indiana zone 5
Date: 2014-07-13

Date: 2014-01-23
Photo courtesy of Santa Rosa Gardens. Used with permission.
Location: National Botanical Garden (DC) | November 2022
Date: 2022-11-26
Location: Randazzo's Market, Westland, MI
Date: 2012-06-04
Location: Randazzo's Market, Westland, MI
Date: 2012-06-04
Location: Northeastern Pennsylvania
Date: 2012-07-02
Location: Botanical Gardens of the State of Georgia...Athens, Ga
Date: 2018-06-02
Stokes' Aster (Stokesia laevis 'Mary Gregory') 001

Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
  • Uploaded by Joy

Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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Location: Hamilton Square Perennial Garden, Historic City Cemetery, Sacramento CA.
Date: 2015-05-17
Zone 9b.

Date: 2014-07-06

Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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Location: Randazzo's Market, Westland, MI
Date: 2012-06-04
Location: Randazzo's Market, Westland, MI
Date: 2012-06-04
Location: Randazzo's Market, Westland, MI
Date: 2012-06-04
Location: Rhode Island
Date: 2013-03-19

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