Liatris spicata also known as Blazing Star is a beautiful purple perennial. Its grass like foliage and tall blooming spikes attract butterflies, birds and bees. Liatris is a great cut flower and is deer resistant. Plant with Bee Balm and Black Eyed Susa
Blazing star liatris (Liatris spicata Floristan) Common Names: Blazing Star, Liatris, Gay Feather. Zone: Full to Partial Sun HT: inches (tall). Blooms Early Summer-Late Fall Excellent cut flowers, attracts butterflys and hummingbirds, deer resistant.
There are many different flowering plants you can add to your garden or balcony to attract and nourish these beautiful birds. Hummingbirds, like bees and butterflies, are essential pollinators for the garden. Empress of Dirt
Feathery spikes of pure white flowers, tall, bloom in mid to late summer. Makes a wonderful complement to shorter, colorful blooms.Light: Full Sun to Partial Shade. Bloom Time: Mid to Late Summer Zones: 3 to 9
Liatris ~ A North American prairie native, blazing star bears spikes of white, rose, or purple flowers that attract butterflies. It's an excellent plant to add vertical accent to the perennial garden, and the blooms are ideal for cutting and drying.
Must Know Plant Care Tips: Blazing star actually wants to be planted in poor soil. As long as you have good drainage, you should be good to go. Avoid overly fertile soil, as the plant growth may become too soft and unable to stand upright. Planting in.