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Liatris spicata Kobold
Blazing Star, Gayfeather, Button Snakeroot

A native American wildflower excellent for border, meadow, or wild garden settings. Spikes of rounded, fluffy, rosy-lavender flower heads from summer into fall top strong, erect, leafy foliage. Liatris flowers on multiple spikes seldom taller than 2 1/2'. One of the finest selections.  Sold in 1 gallon container.


Grows in any condition. Low maintenance. Cut back flowering spikes by one half after flowering to promote rebloom. Seedheads can be left on to provide fall interest and to supply winter bird food. Can be divided every 4 years or so in spring or fall. Emerging plants look like grass clumps so be careful in spring when weeding.


Features to Note:

  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers 
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Humidity Tolerant
  • Long-Blooming


Type:  Perennials
Height:  Medium 2-3'
Spacing:  Plant 14"apart
Bloom Time:  Mid-Summer to Early Fall
Sun-Shade:  Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones:  3-9
Soil Condition:  Normal, Clay, Sandy
Flower:  Rosy-lavender
Accent:  Purple

Liatris 'Blazing Star'

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