Blazing Star or Liatris Spicata will bloom all summer, provide food for butterflies, perform great in dry conditions, and naturalize well in sunny to partial sunny areas. The blooms are great in arrangements and the plant is ignored by rodents, rabbits, and deer.
This plant will work hard for you without having to work hard for it. A must have in every garden. Blazing star is native to a large area of the U.S prairies and grasslands. The species 'Spicata' is a great nectar and pollen source.
USDA Zones 2-9
Bloom Duration: All Summer
Full Sun (some partial sun is ok)
Bloom Color: Purple
Great for Naturalizing, Mass Planting, Borders, or Cut Gardens
Key Planting Tips
Plant in full sun to partial shade, 2-3" inches deep with the roots pointing down (sometimes you have to look carefully to find them). Space each bulb 12" apart and plant in the drier parts of your garden.