Liatris Kobold

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Irresistible to Butterflies
A native American wildflower excellent for border, meadow, or wild garden settings. Spikes of rounded, fluffy, pink-purple flower heads from summer into fall top strong, erect, leafy foliage. Liatris flowers on multiple spikes seldom taller than 2 1/2'. One of the finest selections.

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Plant Type Perennials

Species spicata

Height Medium 24"-30"

Spacing Plant 14"apart

Bloom Time Mid-Summer to Early Fall

Sun / Shade Full Sun to Mostly Sunny

Zones 3-9

Soil Type Normal, Clay, Sandy

Water Needs Medium

Sold In Plantable Pots

Special Features

  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Long-Blooming

Planting Sites

  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Humidity Tolerant

Liatris General Information

Liatris are excellent compact plants for perennial borders and cutting gardens. No staking is needed. Flowers form on tall spikes that rise from a basal tuft of narrow, grass-like foliage. Foliage remains attractive throughout the growing season. Fuzzy, thistle-like blossoms open on spikes from top to bottom. Excellent pollinator attractors. Idaho has restricted all potted plant material from being shipped into Idaho at this time.

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.