Stokesia Purple Pixie

Height 40cm
Spread 40cm
Full sun
Full sun/Part Shade
Botanical Name: Stokesia laevis Purple Pixie

Variety Profile

  • Dwarf, compact form.
  • Flower stems last well when cut for floral arrangements.
  • Heat tolerant, easy to grow and undemanding.
  • Cold hardy and rabbit resistant.

Cultural Care

Most soil types which are free draining.  Watering requirements are low once established requiring only occasional deep watering over extended periods of heat.  Dehead spent flowers to prolong display but once main flush has ended can be cut back to basal foliage if fresh new growth is desired.  Feed with slow release fertiliser during early spring for best results.

Plant Uses

  • Mixed borders and general garden use.
  • Cut flower or wild flower style gardens.
  • Containers and small gardens.
  • Water wise landscapes
  • Attracts butterflies

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