Aster 'Peachie's Pick' Stokes

Aster 'Peachie's Pick' Stokes
Aster 'Peachie's Pick' Stokes

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5 (3)
Handles the Heat with Rich Blue Color
SKU 49347
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Item Form
Key Characteristics

5 - 9

Mature Height

12 IN

Mature Width

20 IN

Sun / Shade

Full Sun, Part Shade

Soil Type

Normal, loamy

Description / Aster 'Peachie's Pick' Stokes

Like living fireworks, Asters burst with color in the midsummer garden. 'Peachie's Pick' Stokes Aster is a marvelous dwarf variety that grows approximately 12 inches high and only a little wider. In the stagnant heat of July and August, it is still in a profusion of blooms. 'Peachie's Pick' has daisy-style flowers in an attractive light periwinkle hue. They are ideal for edging perennial borders or summer pathways. These asters will even flourish in pots and containers on a porch or patio.

Another pleasant surprise with this cultivar is that the flowers will not droop in the midday sun. They stand up straight and greet all the garden visitors with their cozy blue faces. 'Peachie's Pick' Stokes Aster is pest and disease tolerant and will grow in most types of soil. They just need their bed to be well-drained so their roots do not get soggy. These asters adore full sun or part shade.

Product Details

Item Form 1-Quart
Genus Stokesia
Species laevis
Variety 'Peachie's Pick'
Product Classification Perennials, Plants
Habit Upright
USDA Zone Low 5
USDA Zone High 9
Sun / Shade Full Sun, Part Shade
Bloom Color Blue
Max Bloom Size 3.00
Bloom Season Start Mid Summer
Resistance Heat Tolerant, Pest Resistant
Special Features Flower
Uses Beds, Border, Cut Flowers, Ornamental, Outdoor
Zone 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
State Shipping Restrictions GU, HI, PR, VI

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Customer Reviews

Very heat tolerant
Review by Wendyl
I just planted these in the spring, they are about 10 inch tall now, and are covered with buds, I'm excited to see the blue flowers. I planted them on the north side of the house and they only get 6-8 hours of sun a day, shaded by trees until about noon. So far these are awesome, they never seem to wilt in the upper 90 humid heat we've had so far.
Peachies Pick performs very well
Review by Dale casual gardender.
This plant lived up to it's billing. It started blooming in June and has been going strong with occasional deadheading (now 9/19). It stays in a nice compact mound
Stokes's Aster 'Peachie's Pick
Review by Carol Miller
Blue flowers are so difficult to find.....this is a beautiful little flower that grows in any type of soil and in most climates. A definite keeper!!

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