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Blazing Star Liatris spicata 'Kobold'
Blazing Star Liatris spicata 'Kobold'

Compact variety with bright rosy-lavender flower spikes.

Also known as Gayfeather. Widely grown as a commercial cut flower, this is selected from one of our native prairie wildflowers. Plants form a low clump of grassy looking leaves, bearing spikes of bright magenta-purple flowers beginning in midsummer. This selection is compact in habit, especially useful in tubs or mixed containers. Drought tolerant. Attractive to butterflies. Clumps may be easily divided every 3 to 4 years in the spring.

Blooms mid summer to fall.

Deer resistant, attracts butterflies and hummingbirds, container plant winter hardy.

Homeowner Planting and Maintenance Tips:

Blazing Stars are easy to grow in moist well-drained soil. Prefers full to partial sun.

Uses: borders, massed
Full Sun, partial shade
Height: 18" - 23"
Growability: easy


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