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Liatris, Floristan Violet

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Stunning Gayfeather with tall spikes of pinkish-purple flowers.

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Floristan Violet is stunning Gayfeather with tall spikes of pinkish-purple flowers and dark bracts creating a bicolor vertical interest in the perennial border or butterfly garden. Also known as ‘Blazing star’ Liatris spicata is a tall, upright, herbaceous perennial, native to moist low grounds, meadows and marsh margins. Liatris spicata does well in summer heat and humidity blooming in the middle of the summer. Plants blooms with vertical spikes 6-12 inch long of rounded, fluffy of feathery flower heads where it gets his common name- gayfeather. Liatris prefers moist but well-drained soils and full sun. Keep away from wet soils in winter. Use in perennial borders, or as native plant in butterfly and cottage gardens.
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Zone This refers to the USDA hardiness zone assigned to each part of the country, based on the minimum winter temperature that a region typically experiences. Hardiness zone ranges are provided for all perennial plants and you should always choose plants that fall within your range.

3-9

Sun The amount of sunlight this product needs daily in order to perform well in the garden. Full sun means 6 hours of direct sun per day; partial sun means 2-4 hours of direct sun per day; shade means little or no direct sun.

Full Sun

Height The typical height of this product at maturity.

3-4 feet

Spread The width of the plant at maturity.

16-20 inches

Bloom Season The time of the year when this product normally blooms.

Summer

Resistant To Adverse garden conditions, such as heat or frost, deer or rabbits, that this product can tolerate well.

Deer

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Mar 27, 2017

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Item 26510 cannot ship to: AA, AE, AK, AP, AS, CN, FM, GU, HI, MH, MP, PR, PW, VI
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Zone
3-9
Sun
Full Sun
Height
3-4 feet
Spread
16-20 inches
Bloom Season
Summer
Resistant To
Deer
Ornamental Use
Beds, Borders, Cut Flowers
Planting Time
Fall, Spring
Genus
Liatris spicata
Life Cycle
Perennial