Liatris spicata (Blazing Star)
Liatris spicata
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Liatris spicata

Blazing Star

Plant Type: Perennials

Tall narrow spikes of mauve-purple flowers, blooms mid-summer; plant 3-5 per gallon.

  • Tall spikes of mauve-purple flowers
  • Blooms mid-summer
  • Drought and heat tolerant
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4551017 300 14/+cm
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4551057 1500 8/10 cm
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4551050 250 8/10cm
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Height:

30-36 in

Spread:

18-24 in

Zone:

3-9

Liatris

Common Name: Blazing Star

Native plant that forms small clumps with tall upright stems. Very long-flowering with flowers opening from the top down. Very drought and heat tolerant. Use in the sunny perennial border or for naturalizing in the wildflower or prairie garden.

Characteristics & Attributes

Exposure

Sun Tolerant

Soil Moisture Needs

Dry
Average Soil

Nature Attraction

Attracts Butterflies

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant

Attributes

Drought Tolerant
Good Cut Flower / Foliage
Dried Flower

Season of Interest (Flowering)

Late Summer
Summer