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Liatris spicata (NGN)

Marsh Blazing Star

Dense spikes of tiny purple-pink flowers that bloom from the top down. The foliage is narrow, growing from each stem. Very similar to L. pycnostachya. Will grow in heavy soils. Can grow to 5′ tall. Attracts birds, butterflies, bees and parasitic wasps.

  • Height: 3' – 4'
  • Width: 12" – 18"
  • Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
  • Flower Color: Purple
  • Bloom Time: July, August
  • Hardiness Zone: 3 To 8
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  • Plant Characteristics - Liatris spicata (NGN)

  • Attributes

    • Rain Garden Sun
  • Attracts Wildlife

    • Attracts Wildlife
    • Attracts Butterflies
    • Attracts Pollinators
  • Plant Habit

    • Upright
  • Light Conditions

    • Sun
  • Native Plant Community

    • Wet Prairie
    • Mesis Prairie
  • Flower Color

    • Purple
  • Flower Hue

    • Medium
  • Flower Type

    • Spike
  • Flower Height

    • 3' to 4'
  • Foliage Color

    • Green
  • Leaf Texture

    • Medium
  • Flower Form

    • Single
  • Flower Size

    • 6" to 10"
  • Soil Moisture

    • Moist/Well Drained
  • Prune Time

    • Jan/Feb/March
  • Growth Rate

    • Average
  • Origin

    • 90 Miles From Mg

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  • Height: 3' – 4'
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  • Height: 3' – 4'
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  • Height: 3' – 4'

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