Liatris aspera (Rough Blazing Star)
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Liatris aspera (NGN)

Rough Blazing Star

3/4" purple-pink round flowers sit along sides of the stem at varying intervals. The flowers form a loose spike that attracts songbirds, hummingbirds, butterflies, bees and parasitic wasps. Prefers dry sandy soils.
Height: 24-36 in
Width: 12-18 in
Soil Conditions: Dry
Flower Color: Purple
Bloom Time: August,September
Hardiness Zone: 3 TO 8
ITEM # CROP IMAGE SIZE CURRENT AVAIL
22612.1G #1 171
22612.38 38 Flat 35
22612.PT 10 Flat 27
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Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes
Drought Tolerant
Rain Garden Sun
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Pollinators
Attracts Wildlife
Plant Habit
Vase Shaped
Light Conditions
Sun
Native Plant Community
Dry Prairie
Mesic Prairie
Savanna
Flower Color
Purple
Flower Hue
Light
Flower Height
3' to 4'
Flower Type
Spike
Foliage Color
Green
Leaf Texture
Medium
Prune Time
Jan/Feb/March
Flower Form
Single
Flower Size
3/4"
Growth Rate
Average

Possible Substitution Plants

Symphyotrichum shortii
Dalea purpurea