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Dotted Blazing Star (Liatris punctata)


Light:

Sun or part sun

Flowering:

Mid to late summer

Soil:

Well drained, drier soils. Very drought tolerant.

Height:

24 inches

Color:

Purple

Hardiness:

Zone 3. Hardy native

Uses:

One of the shorter Liatris at about two feet. Butterfly gardens and areas needing shorter natives.

Care:

Forms nice clumps but not aggressive. Long-lived and tolerant of very poor, dry and rocky soil. Excellent nectar source for Monarchs and other pollinators.

Native:

Yes

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