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Stokesia laevis 'Honeysong Purple' PPAF Plant propagation prohibited

HONEYSONG PURPLE STOKES ASTER

Buy Honeysong Purple Stokes Aster online. This Stokesia boasts the darkest color of any Stokesia available today. The flowers are gorgeous royal purple with a touch of red that intensifies as the flowers age. Large 4" flowers. Magnet for butterflies

Height:

10-12 Inches

Spread:

10-12 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

5-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Purple
Growth Habit*
  • Compact Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Bees
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
Plant Type*
  • Perennial
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Moist
  • Well-Drained
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Average
  • Tolerates High pH (Alkaline Soils)
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Spring
  • Spring Flowering
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Border Plant
  • Cut Flowers
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Rock Gardens
  • Accent Plant
  • Understory Planting
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Groundcover
  • Mass Planting
  • Dried Flowers
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Under Power Lines
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Stokesia is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

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