Blazing Star

Liatris spicata

$10.99

Out Of Stock
Key Features
Height

2 to 4'

Container Size

Quart

Bloom Time

July, August

Bloom Color

Purple, Red

Soil Moisture

Medium, Moist, Wet

Soil Type

Average, medium, well-drained.

Hardiness Zone

3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Light Requirements

Full sun

  • Description

    Blazing Star (Liatris spicata) is a tall, upright, clump-forming perennial native to moist meadows and marshes. It gets puffy, feathery, deep purple flowers in the summer, attracting bees, birds, and butterflies. Namely it is a host plant to the lovely Schinia gloriosa, or the Glorious Flower Moth, which is able to camouflage itself on the flower stalk. While it prefers wet soil, it is tolerant of clay soils and drought. This makes it an excellent plant to use in rain gardens. It looks lovely as a massed perennial border in cottage style or native gardens as well as prairie type areas. Overall this is a stunning, low maintenance addition to any garden!

  • Shipping Information

    We ship from two locations:

    • Maryland – Our nursery in Maryland is perfectly located to serve the Eastern United States within a 2-3 day shipping window. You will receive the most reasonable shipping rates from our Maryland location if you live east of Ohio.

    • Illinois – Our nursery in Illinois is perfectly located to serve the Midwestern United states within a 2-3 day shipping window. You will receive the most reasonable shipping rates from our Illinois location if you live west of West Virginia.

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