Stokesia laevis 'Mary Gregory' Stoke's Aster



Delightful, creamy yellow blooms in summer set 'Mary Gregory' apart from most Stokesia. At 12"-24" tall at maturity, 'Mary Gregory' Stokesia is ideal for the front of the border.

Commonly called "Stoke's Aster", Stokesia laevis prefers moist, well-draining soil, although established plants can tolerate more drought. It is native to the eastern US and evergreen.

Stokesia 'Mary Gregory' Stoke's Aster is long-blooming if deadheaded and highly attractive to butterflies, who appreciate the wide surface area for landing.


  • Common Names: Stoke's Aster
  • Zones: 5-9
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun to Light Shade
  • Soil Preference: Moist, well-draining
  • Height at Maturity: 24 inches"
  • Width at Maturity: 24 inches"
  • Bloom Color: Yellow
  • Bloom Time: Summer

Special Features

  • Attracts: Butterflies. Pollinators.
  • Tolerates: Deer. Rabbits.
  • Other Features: Native to North America.

Care and Growing Tips

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