LIATRIS scariosa 'Alba'

Commonly known as Blazing star, Gayfeather, Praire button

Striking white form
Further Reading....
  • White
  • Height
    0.6 - 1.2m (2-4ft)
  • Spread
    45cm (18in)
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Perennial. Densely-clustered, lance-shaped, rough basal leaves to 25cm (10in) long. Flower spike to 45cm (18in) long.
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun

LIATRIS scariosa 'Alba'

 
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Attractive to insects.
    Pests & Diseases
    Slugs, snails and mice - they like the roots!
    Place of origin
    Northeastern and southeastern USA.
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
  • Soil Conditions
    Medium to light, fertile, well drained soil
    With moisture - liable to rotting in heavy soils in very wet winters.
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
0.6 - 1.2m (2-4ft)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  45cm (18in)
 

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