Stokesia laevis 'Peachie's Pick' blooms later than most other Stokesia. Its large lavender-blue aster-like flowers are held on erect stems. This plant has an upright growth habit and attractive deep green foliage. The lance-shaped leaves with white midveins take on a maroon tint in fall. It is long blooming if kept deadheaded.
Stokesia laevis, also known as Stoke's Aster, is native to the southeastern coastal plain of the United States from Louisiana to North Carolina. This perennial is typically found in wetlands, bottomland, wet pinewoods, savannas and ditches that are drier during the winter.
Stokesia laevis 'Peachie's Pick' prefers full sun and moist to average, well-drained soil. Once established Stokesia can tolerate poor, dry soil.