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Meadow Blazing Star (Liatris)

Liatris ligulistylus
SKU: HC014622
per Plant - 2.5" Pot
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Meadow Blazing Star (Liatris ligulistylus) is a showy species from the Mid-Western prairies. Blooming in mid-summer with colorful lavender-purple flowers, it is a magnet for butterflies and bees. It is a wonderful companion for other summer blooming perennials.
key features
Botanical Name
Liatris ligulistylus
Growing Zones
Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
Native, Bee Friendly, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Birds, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Easy To Grow, Naturalizes, Cut Flowers
Soil Moisture
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Height
36" tall
Bloom Time
Late summer to fall


36" tall x 15" wide. Meadow Blazing Star (Liatris ligulistylus) is a long grass prairie native, and a larger and showier species than Liatris punctata (native to more arid western grasslands). A robust grower at its best in fertile loam with infrequent but deep soakings once established. Meadow Blazing Star is an excellent butterfly beacon that brightens the late summer/early fall garden with its lavender-purple flower spikes. (Seed propagated.) 
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