dotted blazing star (Liatris punctata)

columnar lavender flowers on many stems

dotted blazing star

 

Common name: dotted blazing star, liatris
Botanical name: Liatris punctata

Light: full sun
Height:  8 – 24 inches
Water: low, very drought tolerant
Soil type: well-drained sandy to clay soils

Perennial wildflower with columnar lavender flowers on many stems; blooms late summer; forms large clumps of flowers; xeric!

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