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Blazing Star in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Liatris spicata

 

Blazing Star

Blazing Star (or Gayfeather or Button Snakewort as it is sometimes known as) produces tall spikes of long lasting mauve, pink or white flowers in the summer and Autumn. Foliage is green and grass-like in appearance.

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plant Features
  • Blazing Star likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Blazing Star likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Blazing Star is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Blazing Star likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Blazing Star

Latin name

Liatris spicata

type

Cormous perennial

family

Asteraceae

ph

5.0 - 7.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Blazing Star likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Blazing Star is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Blazing Star likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Blazing Star likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Blazing Star is 0.50meters x 0.90meters 0.50 M 0.90 M

Liatris spicata

Blazing Star (or Gayfeather or Button Snakewort as it is sometimes known as) produces tall spikes of long lasting mauve, pink or white flowers in the summer and Autumn. Foliage is green and grass-like in appearance.


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