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Liatris spicata

Gay Feather/Blazing Star

A native perennial that forms purple bottlebrush flowers in late summer, atop tufts of bright green foliage.

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17352 19CM 0 1690
Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Attributes & Uses
Erosion Control
Native
Naturalizing
Tolerates Clay
Drought Tolerant
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full sun
Foliage Color
Green
Habit
Mounded
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry

Height

30-36 Inches

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Spread

18-24 Inches

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Flower Color:

Purple

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USDA Hardiness Zone 3-8

Good Companions
Berberis thunbergii var. atropurpurea 'Gentry'
Royal Burgundy® Barberry
Berberis thunbergii var. atropurpurea
Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Avalanche'
Avalanche Feather Reed Grass
Calamagrostis x acutiflora
Magnolia x 'Galaxy'
Galaxy Magnolia
Magnolia x
Krasavitsa Moskvy Lilac
Syringa vulgaris