Liatris spicata

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23 Feb Liatris spicata

Multiple tall spikes with fluffy, magenta-purple flowers form out of grass-like tuffs. Blazing star makes a great bright and vertical addition to any garden. Works well in mixed containers, boarders, is easy to care for and draught tolerant. ‘Kobold’ is one of the most popular varieties of liatris that also makes a great cut flower.

 

Common Name: blazing star
Type: Herbaceous perennial
Family: Asteraceae
Zone: 3 to 8
Height: 1.50 to 2.50 feet
Spread: 0.50 to 1.00 feet
Bloom Time: July to August
Bloom Description: Deep purple
Sun: Full sun
Water: Medium
Maintenance: Low
Suggested Use: Rain Garden
Flower: Showy, Good Cut, Good Dried
Attracts: Birds, Hummingbirds, Butterflies
Tolerate: Drought, Clay Soil
liatris purple spikes sun perennial whistler pemberton super natural landscaping draught tolerant boarders