Eastern Blazing Star (Liatris Scariosa)

Smiling Sun Gardens

Regular price $5.00

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
Height: 30 to 48 inches
Spread: 10 to 18 inches
Color: Purple
USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 8
Sun Exposure: Full Sun/Medium Sun/Average Shade
Season of Interest: August to October
Soil Moisture: Average
Wildlife Benefit: Food/Birds / Butterfly Host / Butterfly Nectar
Animal Resistance: Deer Resistant
Nature Attracting: Butterfly / Hummingbird / Beneficial Insects
Special Usage: Fresh Cut Flower / Naturalize
Tolerate: Drought, Erosion, Dry Soil, Shallow-Rocky Soil