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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.

LIATRIS

Commonly known as Blazing star, Gayfeather, Praire button


  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - perennial. Linear to oval-lance-shaped leaves in basal tufts and, alternately, on the stiff stems.Numerous, button-like flowerheads open from the top of the flower spike downwards.
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - wildlife plant - bees are attracted to the flowerheads.
  • Pests & Diseases - slugs, snails and mice - they like the roots!
  • Place of origin - eastern and central northern USA.
  • Soil Conditions - Medium to light, fertile, well drained soil - - with moisture - liable to rotting in heavy soils in very wet winters.
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
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Buy Varieties of LIATRIS

LIATRIS scariosa 'Alba'

LIATRIS scariosa 'Alba'  >


Commonly known as: Blazing star, Gayfeather, Praire button.
Striking white form
Multibuy
individually £10.50 each, 3+ £8.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

LIATRIS spicata

LIATRIS spicata  >


Commonly known as: Button snake root, Gayfeather, Praire button.
Stiff poker-like flowers, intense mauve
Multibuy
individually £10.50 each, 3+ £8.00 each
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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.

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