Dense Blazing Star Liatris spicata Kobold

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Botanical Name:

Liatris spicata Kobold









Common Name:

Dense Blazing Star

18-24 inches
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  • Liatris spicata Kobold

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Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: none required.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: surface sow and keep moist.
In a Nutshell:
* Liatris spicata , the dense blazing star or prairie gay feather , is an herbaceous perennial plant native throughout most of eastern North America . It is commonly grown in gardens for its showy purple flowers (pink or white in some cultivars). All spikes of purple flowers appear in July and August. Native to moist prairies and sedge meadows. It thrives in full sun in ordinary garden soil. Excellent for attracting birds and butterflies. more...
* The plant is said to be extremely efficacious when used as a local application in the treatment of sore throats and gonorrhoea. It is also used in treating kidney diseases. more...
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