Prairie blazing star (Liatris pycnostachya)


Sold in 4.5″ (1 qt) pots
Full sun
Soil Moisture:Dry, well-drained
Bloom Time: July to September
Height x spread: up to 6 ft x 3 ft
Flower: Showy, purple spikes (sometimes pink)
Tolerate: Drought; deer-resistant
Attracts: Pollinators, hummingbirds, butterflies

Prairie blazing star prefers moist to dry, well-drained soils with full sun exposure. It may also be found in damp prairies and tolerates poor soils, drought, and heat conditions. It does not tolerate wet winter soils. It works well in the back of the border or in groups in rock gardens, naturalized areas, and pollinator gardens. The flowers attract hummingbirds and butterflies and birds will eat the seeds.

Where to see it grow: Exploration Garden at Clinton Hills Conservation Park, Swansea, IL and many landscaping areas throughout the region

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