Liatris spicata 'Violet'

SKU: 3801100770

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Liatris spicata 'Violet'

Bright violet flower spikes open from top to bottom on long stems.  Also known as Gayfeather. Widely grown as a commercial cut flower, this is selected from one of our native prairie wildflowers. Plants form a low clump of grassy looking leaves, bearing tall spikes of bright magenta-purple flowers beginning in midsummer. Very useful in the sunny border or meadow garden, or in containers. Drought tolerant. Attractive to butterflies. Clumps may be easily divided every 3 to 4 years in the spring. Plants may need to be staked.

Plant Height: 29-35 Inches

Bloom Time:  Blooms mid-summer to fall

Hardiness Zone:  2-9 


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