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Rough Blazing Star (Liatris)

Liatris aspera
SKU: HC014624
$9.99
per Plant - 2.5" Pot
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Overview
Liatris aspera (Rough Blazing Star, Button Blazing Star, Gayfeather) is a large growing, showy drought tolerant species from the Mid-West. The large pink flowers are highly attractive to bees and butterflies. Drought resistant/drought tolerant perennial plant (xeric).
key features
Botanical Name
Liatris aspera
Advantages
Native, Bee Friendly, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Birds, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Easy To Grow, Naturalizes, Cut Flowers
Growing Zones
Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Soil Moisture
Waterwise
Mature Height
36" tall
Mature Spread
12-15" wide
Bloom Time
Summer

Description

36" tall x 12-15" wide. Liatris aspera is native to a wide area in the mid-section of the US, Rough Blazing Star (or Button Blazing Star) is well adapted to drier conditions than many other Liatris species. Blooming from mid-summer into early fall, the flowers are highly attractive to numerous butterflies and native bee species; a great plant for the habitat garden! Low fertility, well drained soil.
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