Stokesia laevis

Species

  • Stokes aster
  • Stokesia laevis
  • Cornflower aster
  • Stokesia cyanea
  • Stokes' aster
  • Carthamus laevis
  • Stokesia centauroides
  • Stokesia cyaneus

Tags

perennials

Stokesia laevis, otherwise known as stokes aster, is a perennials plant species native to Alabama.

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Appearance

Bloom color
purple
white
Foliage
Herbaceous

Space

Dimensions

Stokesia laevis can grow from 0.15m to 0.3mm tall
0.15m to 0.3m
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Spacing
0.3
0.38

Sun

Optimal
Full
Partial

Water

Optimal
Dry
Mesic

Soil

Soil PH Requirements
5.6
7.5

Time

Bloom
Mid Summer
Bloom Time
Non-patented
Blooming Habit
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Flowers are fragrant

Reproduction

Seed Collecting
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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Other
May be a noxious weed or invasive
Patent information
By dividing the rootball
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse