Liatris squarrosa (Gay Feather)

(Scaly Blazing Star)

Red violet flower spikes over finely textured grass like foliage. Height 10-24″.

Red violet flower spikes over finely textured grass like foliage. Height 10-24".

Liatris attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds to the garden. Prefers average to dry, slightly acidic well drained soil. Drought tolerate when established. Tolerates heat, humidity and poor soil. Deer resistant.

  • USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 3-9
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Bloom Time(s): June-September