Stokes Aster

Stokes Aster
Stokes Aster (Stokesia laevis)
At a Glance
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Mature Height: 1 to 2 Feet
  • USDA Hardiness Zones: 5 - 9
  • Soil Conditions: Moist, Well-Drained
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Bloom Color: Blue, Lavender, Purple, White
  • Bloom Season: July through September
  • Size: Medium

Features of Stokes Aster


Large decorative highly fringed flowers appear above a neat mound of foliage. Drought tolerant once established. Attracts butterflies.


  • Needs very good drainage especially over the winter.
  • Deadhead to prolong bloom period.