Blazing Star - Dense (Liatris spicata)
Marsh blazing star (Liatris spicata) is a striking native wildflower that is often cultivated for its amazing ability to attract butterflies and bees. Though the meaning of the Latin genus name Liatris is a mystery, the species name spicata means "spike." Mature plant in 1/2 gallon pot.
Sun Exposure - Full, Partial
Soil Moisture - Wet, Medium-Wet, Medium
Height - 5 feet
Bloom Time - July, August, September
Bloom Color - Purple
Photo courtesy of Prairie Moon Nursery.