Scaly Blazing Star, Liatris Squarrosa

Scaly Blazing Star, Liatris Squarrosa

A showy drought tolerant perennial wildflower. Plants are up to 2’ tall with upright or arching stems clothed in narrow grass-like leaves. In late summer tufted rosy purple flower heads are frequented by butterflies and other pollinators. Plants are tough and drought tolerant prospering in sunny sites with lean dry soils. Very attractive to butterflies and pollinators.

Height: 1 to 2 feet

Spread: 1 to 2 feet

 

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