Exposure
Sun
Part sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Wet
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Nature Attraction
Butterflies
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Foliage
Summer
Bloom Color
Apricot
Pink
Attributes
Tolerates wet sites
Fragrant
Drought Tolerant
For Bird Lovers
Good Cut Flowers
Water Requirements
Prefers well-drained soil

Liatris spicata 'Kobold'

Gayfeather

Rose-lavender flower spikes top off narrow, dark green leaves. Use this compact variety where space is at a premium or a shorter, strong vertical line is desired. Plant in small groups for best effect. Ideal fresh or dried flower. Attracts butterflies.

Height:

10-12 Inches

Spacing:

24" (61 cm)

Additional:

Prefers well-drained soil.

Hardiness Zone:

3-9

Bloom Color:

Mauve-purple.

Liatris (ly-ay'-tris)

Family: Asteraceae · Common Name: Gayfeather, Blazing Star

Native American plants providing colorful spikes in purple, lavender and white. Flowers bloom July to August. Attractive to butterflies. Liatris are an excellent plant for borders and cutting. Drought resistant.

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