Liatris aspera


Common Name: rough blazing star
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Light (original): sun, part sun
Light Requirements: Sun, Part Sun
Height:3 to 5 feet
Width:2 to 3 feet
Duration:Perennial
Habitat:Prairie
Soil Type:moist to dry
Soil Moisture:Mesic, Dry
USDA Zones:3 to 9
Flower Colour:pink-purple "buttons"
Bloom Time:summer
Comments:Attracts butterflies, hummingbirds and bees.
Germination:Seed will germinate within 4 weeks if sown at 70°F
Seed will germinate upon being shifted to 70°F after 90-140 days of moist, cold stratification at 40°F.
Picture Copyright: Larry Allain @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database