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Common Name: Eastern Blazing Star
Eastern Blazing Star has violet to rosy purple flowers on tall spikes which bloom from the top downward. It is excellent for cut flower arrangements. This hardy and easy to cultivate flower grows well in lean to moderately fertile soil with good drainage and full sun. This is an excellent wildflower planted for a formal perennial garden or in a prairie meadow planting. Like other liatris species, Eastern Blazing Star attracts butterflies.
Height: 30-60 Inches
Spread: 18-24 Inches
USDA Hardiness Zone: 3-8