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Stokesia Seeds...Seed from Stokes Aster

Common Names: Stokes Aster
Height: 12" to 18"
Spread: 8" to 10"
Flower color: Blue or Purple
Bloom time: Summer
Light: Full sun
Zone: 5-9
Water: Average
Soil: Average to Rich
Maintenance: For best results, fertilize regularly and for continued bloom, remove spent blooms.
Other info: Lovely cut flower (but short stems.) Nice front of the border plant. This is seeds harvested from Blue Danube seedlings. Flowers could be blue or purple.

Stokes Aster
** Stokesia laevis flowers **
Stokesia possible flower colors

#0840 Stokesia (seeds from Blue Danube seedling):
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[10 seeds per packet]
Germination: Fairly easy. Start indoors 6-8 weeks prior to last spring frost. Sow seed in container on good seed starting mix. Cover seeds lightly. Moisten mix. Place container inside sandwich baggie. Place container in a location at 70°F. If no germination within 3-4 weeks, move container to the refrigerator for 2-3 weeks and then back to 70°F. Germination should begin in 10-20 days.

Informational/Photo Links:
1) Stokesia laevis at Dave's Garden
2) Stokesia at Wikipedia
3) Stokesia laevis at USDA

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