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Stokesia - laevis 'Peachies Pick' / Stoke's Aster

    Stokesia - laevis 'Peachies Pick' / Stoke's Aster


    Stokesia laevis 'Peachies Pick' is a stunning perennial plant that is highly valued for its beautiful blooms and lush foliage. This cultivar is a selection of the native Stokesia laevis, which is commonly known as Stoke's Aster. It was first introduced in the United States in the early 2000s and has since become a popular choice among gardeners and landscapers.

    Product Characteristics:
    • Height: 30-40cm (12-16in)
    • Spread: 30-45cm (12-18in)
    • Flower color: Lavender-pink
    • Flowering period: Early to mid-summer
    • Foliage: Dark green, lance-shaped leaves
    • Sunlight requirements: Full sun to partial shade
    • Soil requirements: Well-draining, fertile soil
    • Hardiness Zone: 5

    Stokesia laevis 'Peachies Pick' is a versatile plant that can be used in various applications. It works great as a border plant, ground cover, or mass planting. It can also be used in rock gardens or as a cut flower in floral arrangements.

    This cultivar of Stoke's Aster is known for its hardiness, drought tolerance, and disease resistance. It is also a low maintenance plant that requires minimal pruning or deadheading to maintain its attractive appearance.

    Companion Plants:

    • Phlox Fashionably Early Crystal - The pure white flowers of this tall phlox create a lovely contrast with the soft, cool-toned blooms of 'Peachies Pick'.
    • Echinacea 'PowWow Wild Berry' - The bright pink-purple flowers of this coneflower look lovely next to the cool-toned blooms of 'Peachies Pick'.
    • Gaillardia 'Arizona Sun' - The warm tones of the red and yellow daisy-like flowers of this plant create a nice contrast with 'Peachies Pick'.

    Care Instructions:
    Stokesia laevis 'Peachies Pick' requires well-draining soil and should be watered regularly during its first year of growth. After that, it can tolerate some drought. Deadheading can help to promote continuous blooming. It is best to fertilize it once in early spring with a balanced, slow-release fertilizer.

    Final Thoughts:
    Stokesia laevis 'Peachies Pick' is an excellent choice for gardeners who are looking for a beautiful, low maintenance perennial plant. Its hardiness and resistance to drought and disease make it a great investment for any garden. Additionally, its beautiful lavender-pink flowers make it a standout plant that is sure to be admired by all who see it.