Botanical Name Liatris spicata
Common Name Dense Blazing Star
Plant Type perennial (native)
Hardiness Zone 4-10
Height 3-6 ft.
Spread 1-2 ft.
Habit upright
Exposure full sun
Bloom Type Aug.-Sept.
Bloom Color pink, purple
Flower showy
Autumn/Winter Intrest insignificant
Suggested Use butterfly gardens, naturalized areas
Locations Storm Chaser Meadow-Garden
Notes Commonly reaching four feet in height, Liatris 'Blazing Star' produces flower stalks late in the season after other perennials are finished flowering.
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