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botanical name:
Stokesia laevis 'Mary Gregory'
Stokesia laevis 'Mary Gregory' © Deeproot Plant Base    view larger image
common name:  Stoke's aster, Cornflower aster
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.40m
width: 0.40m
growth rate: medium
growth habit:
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 10
description:
Short stems bear large pale primrose-yellow flowers in mid and late summer.

cultivation:
Best in light, fertile, moist but well drained, preferably acid soil, in full sun. May rot in heavy damp soils. Deadhead to prolong flowering.

other notes:
Raised in South Carolina, USA.

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