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 0 0

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
Attributes
Midwest Native
Naturalizing
Rain Gardens and Bioswales
Sun-loving
Border or Bed
Habit
Perennial
Program
Grow Native!