Stokesia Peachie’s Pick, Cornflower Aster
A vibrant selection, Peachie’s Pick Cornflower Aster, Stokesia, adorns the garden with enormous, periwinkle-blue blooms. The blossoms are held high and flat on strong stems making them perfect for cutting. ‘Peachie’s Pick’ Blue Cornflower Aster blooms much longer and a bit later than other varieties. It begins its prolific blooming in June with flowers continually appearing throughout summer into September. The jewel-tone blue blossoms are enhanced by its deep grass green foliage. Plants create a stunning display in the garden and the vase. An old fashioned delight, Stokesia has won a top spot on perennial gardeners’ favorite lists for generations. Also know as Stoke’s Aster.
Plant in full sun in average, well-drained soil. Although tolerant of drought, plants prefer moist soil and will perform best with consistent moisture. Remove spent blossoms to encourage more flowering.
IMPORTANT PLANT ORDER INFORMATION
Plants ordered now will be available for pickup mid April 2021. We will contact you to schedule a pickup date and time.
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