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Liatris squarrosa

Scaly Blazing Star

Different from many of its Blazing Star relatives, Scaly Blazing Star has a pleasing, loosely formed flowering spike with up to 40 rather large individual flowers per spike. Attracts butterflies, bees and parasitic wasps,
Height: 18-24 in
Width: 8-12 in
Soil Conditions: Dry
Flower Color: Purple
Bloom Time: July,August
Hardiness Zone: 3 TO 9
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Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Pollinators
Attracts Wildlife
Plant Habit
Upright
Light Conditions
Sun
Native Plant Community
Dry Prairie
Mesic Prairie
Flower Color
Purple
Flower Hue
Medium
Flower Height
12" to 18"
Flower Type
Spike
Foliage Color
Green
Leaf Texture
Medium
Flower Form
Single
Flower Size
3" to 6"
Growth Rate
Average
Origin
Greater Midwest

Possible Substitution Plants

Symphyotrichum sericeum
Lespedeza violacea
Penstemon hirsutus
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium