Liatris spicata Kobold

Blazing Star, Gayfeather, Button Snakeroot

Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 2-3' (Plant 14"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
A native American wildflower excellent for border, meadow, or wild garden settings. Spikes of rounded, fluffy, deep purple flower heads from summer into fall top rigid, erect, leafy foliage. Liatris flowers on multiple spikes seldom taller than 2 1/2'. One of the finest selections.

Features to Note:

  • Good for Dried Flowers
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Humidity Tolerant
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • Tried & True / Good for Beginners
  • Attracts Birds
  • Beneficial for Pollinators

Liatris General Information:

Excellent compact plant for perennial border fronts or 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: Spring 2017
Plant Code: LIKO