Liatris spicata, Blazingstar, Gayfeather,

Liatris spicata, Blazingstar, Gayfeather,
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  • Item #: PP45
  • Attractive Flowers:
  • Average - Dry soil:
  • Average to moist soil:
  • Butterflies:
  • Clay Soil- High clay content, fine texture:
  • Drought tolerant:
  • Drought Tolerant:
  • Dry-Moist Soil:
  • FAC- Occur in wetlands and non-wetlands:
  • Fragrant:
  • Full - Part Sun (6+ hours of sun):
  • Herbaceous plant:
  • High Wildlife Value:
  • Hummingbirds:
  • Loamy Soil- mostly silt, sand, some clay:
  • Moist Soil:
  • Native to Coastal Regions:
  • Native To Mountain Regions:
  • Native to Piedmont Regions:
  • Part Sun - Part Shade :
  • Perennial:
  • Pollinator support:
  • Sandy soil, coarse texture:
  • Songbirds:
  • Wildflower:
  • Full Sun:
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Botanic Name (s):         Liatris spicata                                                                                                                                     

Common Name(s):        Blazingstar, Gayfeather, Spiked blazingstar    

Mature height :1-6.5ft

Mature spread:3-5ft

Bloom Time:July-August

Bloom color:                Rose, purple, white

Fruit:                         capsule

Sun Exposure:  Full Sun     Part Sun    

Soil moisture:    Dry   Average    Moist   

Soil Ph:5.6-7.5

Soil Type: Clay Soil- High clay content, fine texture        

Loamy Soil- mostly silt, sand, some clay                           

Sandy soil, coarse texture                                                                                          

Native Habitat:      Moist meadows, open areas               

Notes:                Long bloom, pollinator support                    


High Wildlife Value:                Beneficial Insects          Butterflies               Hummingbirds     Songbirds               

FAC- Occur in wetlands and non-wetlands                                                                                               

Native to Coastal Regions                                          

Native to Piedmont Regions  

Native Perennial 

Herbaceous Perennial 

Pollinator Support 


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