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Exceptional Blooms Honeysong Purple Stokes Aster

  • True Royal Purple Flowers
  • Blooms Late Summer Through Fall
  • Beautiful Cut Flower
  • Dark Green Leaves
  • Great "Thriller" in Containers
  • Butterflies and Beneficial Pollinators Visit Hourly
  • Performs Beautifully in High Heat and Full Sun
  • Rabbits and Deer Tend to Leave Them Alone

It's impossible to be down or gloomy with these pretty flowers in your garden. The wide, open cups feature frilly petals in a spectacularly rich purple hue with hints of red.

Honeysong Purple Stokes Aster (Stokesia laevis 'Honeysong') is a marvelously modern cultivar of a lovely native perennial. Honey bees and butterflies appreciate their long-lasting nectar to wrap up the last of the growing season.

This clump-forming perennial features deep green foliage. The thick, lance-shaped leaves look great all season.

But, it's the four-inch wide, royal purple blooms that really steal the show! The fringed, fine-textured flowers bloom from July until frost; and each vivid purple bloom features a contrasting reddish-pink center.

This compact Aster is an exciting introduction from the late Hosta guru, Alex Summers and his son, Alan, of the former Carroll Gardens. Honeysong Purple is truly one of the most stunning Stokesia on the market, with saturated color.

Give it a planting site in very well-drained soil, with full sun. In the hottest areas, they'll love a little afternoon shade, moderate moisture and mulch over the roots.

Plant this cultivar for impossibly pretty summer color in beds, borders, perennial and cottage gardens. The cut flowers make a beautiful vase of lovely cut flowers.

Even renters can enjoy the serrated blooms! Keep them in garden containers on your balcony to perk up the look of your fall football watch parties.

Don't go without these spectacular native flowering plants to make you smile. Order Honeysong Purple Stokes Aster from Nature Hills today!

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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Shipping Rates

At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

From To S&H
0 - 19.99 14.95
20 - 49.99 17.95
50 - 69.99 19.95
70 - 99.99 24.95
100 - 129.99 29.95
130 - 130+ Approx 25%

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Honeysong Purple Stokes Aster Is Suited to Grow in Zones 5-9
Growing Zones 5-9
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Stokesia laevis 'Honeysong'
Type Perennial
Mature Height 12 - 15 inches
Mature Spread 12 - 15 inches
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Type Well Drained
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Purple, White
Foliage Color Green
Pollinator Friendly Yes
When To Prune Early Spring
Fragrant No