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Liatris spicata/Blazing Star - Blue

Liatris spicata/Blazing Star - Blue

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  • These tall magenta spires are a favorite among native pollinators
  • Perennial; Blue Blooms That Attract Pollinators
  • Summer Blooming, North American Native
  • Prefers Sun/Partial Shade
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Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Spring
Color Purple
Growth Habit Clumping, Upright
Bloom Season Summer through Late Summer

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Pollinators
Use Cut Flower Garden, Dried Flowers
Growing Conditions Cold Tolerant, Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Outdoor, Poor Soil Tolerant
Plant Resistance Deer

About Liatris spicata/Blazing Star - Blue


Seed Type Corm

This beautiful North American Native perennial is remarkably easy to grow! Thriving in full sun and quite tolerant of soil conditions, this beautiful and eye-catching bloom is found wild in prairie lands and widely cultivated in home gardens!

Wonderfully attractive to bees and butterflies, Liatris is a favorite of florists as well, favored for its long lasting bloom.

Planting Information

Planting Liatris spicata/Blazing Star - Blue

Planting Season Spring
Light Requirement Full Sun, Partial Shade
Planting Depth 3 inches
Plant Height 36 to 48 inches
Plant Spacing 4 to 8 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
View our Liatris Planting Guide to learn more.

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