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Stokesia laevis Purple Parasols - Purple Parasols Stokes Aster

Stokesia Purple Parasols provides a bright spot of color in the perennial border. The Stokes Aster blooms with purple flowers from late Spring through Fall. Stokesia Purple Parasols grows to 18 inches tall and wide. The plants do well in full sun to light shade. Stokesia Purple Parasols needs regular water in a hot garden, dry conditions will cause the plants to gradually whither away to nothing. Stokesia Purple Parasols is Winter hardy into zone 5. The Painted Lady, Great Purple Hairstreak, Gray Hairstreak, White Checkered Skipper, Northern White Skipper, Mormon Metalmark, and Variable Checkerspot will likely drop by for a sip of nectar if they are around.

Stokesia Purple Parasols, Stokes Aster

Violet Purple Flowers of Stokesia laevis Purple Parasols - Purple Parasols Stokes Aster. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection.