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Liatris ligulistylis

More About Liatris ligulistylis

  • Upright, clump forming habit
  • Fluffy, thistle-like, deep rose-purple flower heads
  • Lanceolate-oblong green leaves
  • Very attractive to butterflies

Interesting Notes:

 

Zone:

3

Height:

50-70 cm

Spread:

45-50 cm

Colour:

Purple
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Rocky Mountain Blazing Star Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grown in average to dry, well-drained soils in full sun. Somewhat tolerant of poor soils. Prefers dry, sandy or rocky, alkaline soils. Will grow taller in fertile loams, but may need staking. Intolerant of wet soils in winter. Tolerant of summer heat and humidity. 


Liatris ligulistylis Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Slow

Flowering Time

Summer
Lt. Sum-Fall

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Naturalizing