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Blazing Star

Liatris spicata
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Annuals & Perennials Size Chart

Annuals & Perennials Size Chart

Typically available in summer. Check with your local store for current availability. 

Clusters of small flowers bloom in stacks along high-growing spikes with narrow, lance like leaves. Purple flower spikes bloom all summer. Excellent cutting flower! Stop by one of our locations to see our full selection of seasonal bulbs!

Plant with Asiatic Lily 'Purple Dream'


  • Landscape Size: 1'-2' tall, 1'-2' wide
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun or Morning Sun/Afternoon Shade
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • USDA Zone: 3a
  • Growth Habit: Upright
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Attributes: Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers, Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions. 

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

Green Thumb Guide

Plant well draining soil and fertilize regularly through growing season for better blooms. Cut spent flower spikes to encourage reblooming.



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