Liatris spicata Floristan Violet

Blazing Star, Gayfeather, Button Snakeroot

Type: Perennials
Height: Tall 3' (Plant 12-18" apart)
Bloom Time: Mid-Summer to Early Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 3-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay, Sandy
Flower / Accent: Purple / Purple
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Beautiful vertical accent for the border and bouquets. Prolific flowering lush wands of violet purple majestically shoot skyward from a low clump of grassy foliage. A native prairie wildflower.

Liatris begins its show mid to late summer continuing into fall. Drought tolerant once established.

Features to Note:

  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Humidity Tolerant
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • Attracts Birds
  • Beneficial for Pollinators

Liatris General Information:

Excellent compact plant for perennial borders and cutting gardens. Liatris are best selections for the coldest areas (zones 3&4) best selection for Gulf states: zones 8,9,&10. No staking is needed.

Liatris Plant Care:

Grows in any condition. Low maintenance. Cut back flowering spikes by one half after flowering to promote rebloom. Seedheads can be left on to provide fall interest and to supply winter bird food. Can be divided every 4 years or so in spring or fall. Emerging plants look like grass clumps so be careful in spring when weeding.

$12.95 ea.
(3+) $12.50 ea.
Ships: Fall 2017
Plant Code: LIFV