Stokesia laevis ‘Omega Skyrocket’ seeds – (Stokes’ Aster)

$6.70

In stock

Description

 

Picture thanks to Jelitto seeds

This is a tall stokesia, with lovely blue cornflower like  blooms , which makes a very good cut flower, with its long straight stems . the plant  has a nice neat mound of  waxy dark green leaves and the flowers are  borne well above them. It likes well drained soil and can stand some drought when established

Sowing advice for Stokesia

Sow in autumn, winter and spring . Sow in trays or pots. Sow on the surface of moist seed raising mix. .Cover thinly with mix  Ideal temp 20 deg C. Germination takes 14-21 days

 

Additional information

Classification

Perennial

Common Name

Stokes' Aster

Family

Asteraceae

Maximum Height

approx 90 cm with flowers

Number of seeds in packet

approx 20