Liatris spicata


Common Name: dense blazing star
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Light (original): sun, part sun
Light Requirements: Sun, Part Sun
Height:2 to 4 feet
Width:18 inches
Duration:Perennial
Habitat:Prairie
Soil Type:moist to wet
Soil Moisture:Mesic, Wet
Seed Ripens:
USDA Zones:3 to 9
Flower Colour:pink-purple spike
Bloom Time:summer
Comments:Moist prairie. 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.
Germination Notes:
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Picture Copyright: Thomas G. Barnes @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Barnes, T.G. & S.W. Francis. 2004. Wildflowers and ferns of Kentucky. University Press of Kentucky.