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To be visually interesting, gardens need diversity. Liatris is an excellent perennial for strong vertical lines and a long season of bloom. This purple flowering cultivar is related to the wild liatris that dots the western prairies (and cares for itself.) Plant a few trios of these inexpensive bulbs and enjoy watching this sturdy beauty develop into a dependably colorful clumps.
Liatris are clump forming perennials that blends well in mixed borders, native plant gardens, cottage gardens and cutting gardens. With insect and disease issues rare to nonexistent, these easy care, easy mixer belongs in more home landscapes.
|Botanical Name:||Liatris spicata|
|Common Name:||Blazing star, gayfeather, liatris|
|Growing Zones:||Zones 3-8|
|Height:||2-4 feet tall|
|Plant/Bulb Size:||6/8 cm in circumference|
|Bloom Timing:||Mid to late summer|
|Pkg. Count:||12 bulbs|
|Product info, photos and tips:||Liatris Planting Guide|
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