LIATRIS

Commonly known as Blazing star, Gayfeather, Praire button

Genus of 37 species of perennials with tuber- or corm-like, swollen, flattened stems.

Further Reading....
  • 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'

Blazing star, Gayfeather, Praire button

striking white form

 
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LIATRIS spicata

LIATRIS spicata

Button snake root, Gayfeather, Praire button

stiff poker-like flowers, intense mauve

 
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