|Common Name||Stokes' aster|
|US Patent #||PP19833|
|EU Grant #||--|
|Hardiness Zone||5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||9" / 14" / 11"|
|Finish Time||Medium (6-8 Weeks)|
|Bloom Time||July, August|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Flower Color||Blue, Purple|
|Soil||Average, well drained. Prefers a light, fertile, moist, and acidic soil.|
|pH||6.0 - 6.5|
|Special Uses||Deep South, Hummingbird Attractor, Pollinator Attractor|
|Nutritional Needs||100 - 150 ppm|
|Water (Greenhouse)||Dry slightly between waterings.|
|Water (Garden)||Moderate needs in the garden.|
|How Different?||It looks like a dwarf 'Purple Parasol'. It doesn't flop open.|
|Landscape Value||Use in borders and mixed beds. An American native.|
|Finish Time to 4"||6 - 8 weeks|
|Comments||It does not thrive in soils with a high lime content.|
Stokesia ‘Purple Pixie’
The first dwarf Stoke's Aster! Large violet blue flowers emerge over a plant with a short, compact habit combine to a form that doesn't open up (fall apart) with maturity. Blooms in early July with sporadic rebloom. Also grows great in high heat and humidity!
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