Liatris aspera (Rough Blazing Star)
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Liatris aspera

Rough Blazing Star

3/4" purple-pink round flowers sit along sides of the stem at varying intervals. The flowers form a loose spike that attracts songbirds, hummingbirds, butterflies, bees and parasitic wasps. Prefers dry sandy soils.

Height: 24-36 in
Width: 12-18 in
Soil Conditions: Dry
Flower Color: Purple
Bloom Time: August,September
Hardiness Zone: 3 TO 8
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Characteristics & Attributes for Liatris aspera

Attributes

Drought Tolerant
Fall Color
Rain Garden Sun

Attracts Wildlife

Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Pollinators
Attracts Wildlife

Plant Habit

Upright

Light Conditions

Sun

Native Plant Community

Dry Prairie
Mesic Prairie
Savanna

Bloom Time

August
September

Flower Color

Purple

Flower Hue

Light

Flower Height

3' to 4'

Flower Type

Spike

Foliage Color

Green

Leaf Texture

Medium

Prune Time

Jan/Feb/March

Flower Form

Single

Growth Rate

Average