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Liatris, Floristan Kobold

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Short Description

Compact native cultivar, tried and true for beginner gardeners.

Full Description

Liatris 'Floristan Kobold' is one of the most recognizable, tried and true native plants. With fluffy spikes in deep purple it is a must have in the perennial border. Also known as blazing star, Liatris spicata is a tall, upright, herbaceous perennial, native to moist low grounds, meadows and marsh margins. 'Floristan Kobold' does well in 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 its other 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 a native plant in butterfly and cottage gardens.
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Product properties

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.


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.

18-30 inches

Spread The width of the plant at maturity.

12-16 inches

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


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



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Full Sun
18-30 inches
12-16 inches
Bloom Season
Resistant To
Ornamental Use
Beds, Borders, Cut Flowers
Planting Time
Fall, Spring
Liatris spicata
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