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Liatris spicata 'Floristan Purple' (Violet)

Also called Gayfeather


Liatris spicata 'Violet' - Floristan Purple Blazing Star

More About Liatris spicata Floristan Purple ('Violet')

  • AKA Liatris callilepis 'Floristan Violet'
  • Round, fluffy, violet-purple flowers
  • Blooms open at the top of the spike and then slowly open downward
  • Narrow, dark green, grass-like foliage, 30 cm long
  • Good cut or dried flower
  • Attracts birds and butterflies
  • Bloom Time: July to September
  • Flower Height: 75-90 cm

Zone:

3

Height:

25-35 cm

Spread:

30-45 cm

Colour:

Violet
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Floristan Purple Blazing Star Growing and Maintenance Tips

Use in mass in a perennial border, in native plant or cottage gardens. Taller plants may require staking. Easily grown in an average, medium, well-drained soil, in full sun. It is intolerant of a wet, winter site. 


Liatris spicata Floristan Purple ('Violet') Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Dried Flower/Foliage
Dried Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Summer
Lt. Sum-Fall

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Border/edging