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Stokesia laevis 'Purple Parasols'

#PP10660

More About Stokesia laevis 'Purple Parasols' (PP10660)

  • Upright, leafy stems bear solitary, cornflower-like blooms
  • Flowers open light violet-blue and darken with age
  • Clump forming, with dark green, elliptic to lance-shaped leaves
  • Heat and drought tolerant
  • Bloom Time: Mid to late summer

Zone:

5

Height:

45-50 cm

Spread:

40-50 cm

Colour:

Purple (deep)
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Stokes' Aster Growing and Maintenance Tips

Best grown in an average to moist, well-drained soil, in full sun or partial shade. Tolerant of drought and hot, humid summers. Remove faded flowers to encourage more buds. Winter wet is a likely cause for dormant season loss. 


Stokesia laevis 'Purple Parasols' (PP10660) Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Long Blooming
Long Blooming

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall
Summer

Habit

Clumping

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging