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Blazing Star
Liatris spicata

PurplePale Swish

Dense wands of small thistle-like purple flowers from August through September, leaves are linear & up to 1' at base of plant, likes fertile soil, good cut flower (often used in florists' shops), excellent nectar plant, attracts butterflies & hummingbirds, drought tolerant, moderately salt tolerant, good rain garden plant.

Average To Moist
Full Sun
1-4 tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 3a-10b
Deer Resistant
Other names: Gayfeather

Native Range: CT to WI south to FL & LA

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

Blazing Star 3.5 inch pot $9.00
Blazing Star Seed Packet $4.00
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