Eastern Blazing Star (Liatris Scariosa)

Smiling Sun Gardens

Regular price $6.00

Shaggy, intensely colored, pink-purple rounded flower heads line tall flower spikes in August and September. Butterflies flock to the flowers for nectar. The dried flower stalks are attractive into winter.
Culture: Grow in full sun in well drained-soil.

 

Native Environment: Savanna and Woodland
USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 - 8
USDA Symbol: lisc2
Height: 2 to 4 feet
Spread: 1 to 2 feet
Bloom Time: August to October
Sun Exposure: Full Sun/Medium Sun
Maintenance: Low
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil Description: loam, sand
Wildlife Benefit: Food/Birds / Butterfly Host / Butterfly Nectar
Animal Resistance: Deer Resistant
Nature Attracting: Butterfly, Hummingbird, Native Bees, Birds
Special Usage: Cut Flower, Dried Flower, Naturalize
Tolerate: Drought, Erosion, Dry Soil, Shallow-Rocky Soil