Blazing Star (Liatris spicata)

Blazing Star

Scientific Name: Liatris spicata
Common Name: Blazing Star
Description of facts and concepts: Upright flower spikes of pale purple and white bloom in July and August and are highly attractive to butterflies. Surviving in very dry sites, this plant grows 2’4 tall.
Seed or division information: Easy from seeds  or offsets
Date of flower’s bloom (Month and week): July W4
Garden Name: Sunny Garden
Color of Flower: Lavender
Height: 2-3′
Spread: 12″
Family: Aster
Soil Type: Base to Acidic Neutral loam
Soil: Dry to Wet Dry to moist
Light: Sun to Shade Full sun
Zone 4-10 Zones 3-8