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: 8-11 inches
Plant Spread: 12-14 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Semi-evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
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
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP19833

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Common names
  • Stokes' Aster
  • Cornflower Aster

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Date: 2008-08-08
Photo courtesy Terra Nova Nursreies Inc. wwwterranovanurseries.co

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