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Northern Blazing Star
Liatris scariosa

PurpleMedPale Swish

Spikes of pink/purple flower heads in interrupted clusters from July through October, basal leaves linear & up to 10" long, good cut flower, attracts butterflies & birds (esp. hummingbirds & goldfinches), tolerant of drought & erosion, actually prefers dry sandy/rocky soil, clump-forming.

Average To Dry
Full Sun
1-5 tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 3a to 9b

Other names: Northeastern Blazing Star, Eastern Blazing Star, Large Blazing Star, Savannah Blazing Star, and Devil's Bite

Native Range: s ME to WI, south to AL

Germination - Easy: Cold Stratify 8 weeks followed by fluctuating temperatures

Northern Blazing Star 3.5 inch pot $9.25
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