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

Stokesia laevis | Peachies Pick

Regular price $10.00 Save $-10.00

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

Plant size: PB2 - Equivalent 1.2 litres


If you are ordering plants you can get up to 12 plants or a selection of plants, gifts and garden-wares into a box for the below rates 
      • Auckland City | $10
      • Upper North Island | $20 (Northland)
      • Middle North Island | $20 (Bay of Plenty & Waikato)
      • Lower North Island | $20
      • South Island | $25
      • Waiheke - Please select Rural Delivery at checkout
      • Outer lying islands, please contact us for a quote.
Smaller items such as books, stationery and other items can be sent for a lesser rate which you will see at checkout - From $6

Upon checking out, the freight charged is applied based on your location.  If you are rural please select the rural option as rural delivery is an additional $7 Please note the courier will not release your order for delivery if the incorrect option has been selected and we will email you re settlement of the outstanding amount.  

  • All of our orders are dispatched using Aramex 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 Aramex deliveries are a two-day service with the exception of rural delivery which may add up to two days. Please note COVID-19 on occasion may push these delivery times out.
  • If you are wanting more than twelve plants, get in contact with us for a quote for freight
  • Corten steel garden stakes are considered over size for rural delivery so these can be sent but you may need to collect these from your local depot 

All rates detailed are for parcels up to 15kgs

Please note that on occasion Aramex may deem an area to be rural where other companies may not, this unfortunately is outside of our control as Aramex are the preferred courier for live plants, as other couriers will not transport them. Where this occurs we will need to get in touch to get you to deposit the additional rural fee


Please get in contact with us here or email us at hello@puririlane.co.nz

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