Puriri Lane | Stokesia laevis | Peachies Pick
Stokesia laevis | Peachies Pick
Puriri Lane | Stokesia laevis | Peachies Pick

Stokesia laevis | Peachies Pick

Regular price$16.00
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perfect for pollinators

This variety of Stokesia also known as Stokes Aster is actually a North American native wildflower which has beautiful lavender-blue flowers that are shaggy not unlike a cornflower.  The plant is actually named after the plantswoman Peachie Saxton from Mississippi who discovered it.  This evergreen perennial is stunning in the garden is both drought tolerant once established as well as being frost tolerant. 

Stokes’ Aster is actually a North American native wildflower that is a wonderful addition to the sunny border. The upright growth habit and attractive green foliage may remain evergreen in mild winter areas. Tolerant of hot, humid summer climates it is also loved by butterflies. Stokesia laevis requires good drainage, particularly in the winter, so a raised bed or rock garden can be a perfect spot for it. Also a good candidate for mixed containers. Remove faded flowers to encourage more buds 

"Peachies Pick" is also a great addition to the cutting garden with its long stems and can last up to a week in the vase. Can be split after a few years to provide you with additional plants and to ensure continual flowering.

Height with flowers to 45cm x spread of 60cm

Perennial | Hardy

Pot size: 1 Litre


We have updated our shipping rates:
Depending on the number of plants you are ordering the cost of freight will vary as indicated by the shipping rates below.
  • Auckland City | $12 minimum
  • Middle North Island | $15 minimum
  • Rest of North Island | $16 minimum
  • South Island | $25 minimum
Please note... Shipping to South Island is applied as Economy by default. If you wish to upgrade your order to overnight courier, please add this to the note section of your order or get in touch with us and we will contact you with the price difference and await your confirmation.
If your order exceeds shipping rates (Shipping rates are calculated to 24kg maximum = approx. 24 x 1 Litre sized plants), please contact us for assistance at hello@puririlaneaddenbrooke.co.nz to organize shipping arrangements.
    For smaller items such as moon calendars, books, cards, stationery and other items can be sent for a lesser rate which will be automatically applied, which you will see at checkout.

    Upon checking out, the freight charged is applied based on weight and your location, including rural destinations.

    • All of our orders are dispatched using NZ Post which is a fully tracked service   
    • Our freight is calculated by weight and volume.  For plant orders, you may wish to order the maximum number of plants that will fit in a box to make freight more cost-effective or perhaps share an order with a friend
    • Plant orders will only be dispatched on Monday's and Tuesday's this will ensure that your order is not held in a depot over the weekend
    • All parcels are set at "Authority to leave" which means if you're not home at the time of delivery the courier will leave your parcel in a safe place on your property
    • Most NZ Post deliveries are a two-day service with the exception of rural and South Island delivery which may add up to two days. 


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