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Liatris pycnostachya

Prairie Blazing Star

In July and August, unbranched stalks of Prairie Blazing Star bear dense spikes of fuschia flowers on strong stems creating dramatic landscape statement. Nectar-rich flowers of Prairie Blazing Star attract butterflies and hummingbirds.

Tall, dense flower spikes
Attracts butterflies and birds
Good cut flower

Item

Description

On Hand

Future

12603 S3-1 RPM 46 1

Prairie Blazing Star Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Do not fertilize or over water to prevent "lodging" (top-heavy growth that falls over). Produced using Forrest Keeling's patented RPM Root Production Method ® technology for exceptional growth and survivability.

Height:

30-42 Inches

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Spread:

12-24 Inches

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Hardiness Zone:

3 - 9

Great Companion Plants for Liatris pycnostachya
Characteristics & Attributes
Exposure
Full Sun
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Attracts Wildlife
Songbirds
Upland Birds and Game
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Habit
Perennial
Program
Grow Native!
Attributes
Midwest Native
Naturalizing
Rain Gardens and Bioswales
Sun-loving
Border or Bed