Dense Blazing Star

Liatris spicata


Standard seed packet, 50 seeds

$1.25
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Dense Blazing Star

Liatris spicata


  • Perennial to 70cm
  • Tall flower spikes in rosy purple


Perennial to 70cm. Elegant thin green grassy stlye foliage which produces large tall dense rosy purple coloured 'fluffy' spikes of flowers during late summer and autumn. Flower spikes can reach up to 100cm tall and are feathery in appearance. Great for beds, cottage gardens and meadows. Makes an excellent cut or dried flower. Great for attracting bees and beneficial insects. Drought tolerant once established. Also known as "Prairie Gay Feather".


How to sow and grow:

Method: Raise seedlings or sow direct
Sowing Depth: 1mm
When: Spring (after frost)
Germination: 20-45 days @ 20-22°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Half Hardy Perennial
Plant Spacing: 50cm
Plant Height: 70cm
Position: Full sun, moist well drained soil.
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 150 days
*Notes: Does not like wet boggy soils.

(Product number: F6-17)
Seeds per gram: 375 seeds


SKU F6-17
Shipping Weight 0.0007kg
Botanical name: Liatris spicata
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 50 seeds
Seeds per gram: 375

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