Blazing Star

Liatris spicata, gracilis, tenuifolia

Family: Asteraceae

Native Range: Canada to South Florida

Description: Herbaceous grass-like leaves 5-7 inches. Flower stalks 4 to 8 ft.

Flowering season: Summer to Fall

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Moisture: Moist to dry

Not Salt Tolerant

USDA Hardiness Zone: 3-9

Important Nectar source for Monarch Butterflies