Stokesia laevis
Stoke’s Aster

Family: Asteraceae

Form: Herbaceous perennial reaching 1 to 2 ft.

Leaves: Simple, alternate to basal, entire, prominent light green mid-vein, glabrous

Stem/Bark: Herbaceous

Flower: Lavender with fringed petals

Fruit: Achene

Comments: There are many cultivars available in the trade of varying flower colors and stem heights.