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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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LIATRIS scariosa 'Alba'

LIATRIS scariosa 'Alba'  >

Commonly known as: Blazing star, Gayfeather, Praire button.
Striking white form
individually £10.50 each , 3+ £8.00 each 
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LIATRIS spicata

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Commonly known as: Button snake root, Gayfeather, Praire button.
Stiff poker-like flowers, intense mauve
individually £10.50 each , 3+ £8.00 each 
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Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.

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