Liatris spicate pur. – Gayfeather – Blazing star –


Liatris spicata – purple

comes in 1 or 2 gallon pots

L. spicata – L. callilepis of gardens – Spike Gay Feather – This perennial from Eastern and Southern USA grows 2-5′ feet tall and 18″ wide. It produces linear or linear-lance-shaped basal leaves, 12-16″ long, stem leaves are smaller and linear. Long lasting, pink-purple or white flowers, to ½” across, are held in dense spikes, 18-28″ long, in late summer and early autumn. Needs reliably moist soil.

perennial – Grow in light, moderately fertile, moist but well drained soil in full sun. Divide in spring.

zones 4-9