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Liatris mucronata
Liatris mucronata
Common Name: Bottlebrush Blazing Star
Bottlebrush Blazing Star produces many, tightly clustered, 1/2 inch rosy-purple flower heads leafy wand-like spikes growing up to 2 1/2 feet tall. The narrow leaves are less than 1/4 inch wide and up to 6 inches long, giving the plant one of its common names. The rich nectar of Bottlebrush Blazing Star attracts hummingbirds and a wide variety of butterflies. In addition, its seeds are eaten by goldfinches and other songbirds. This sun-loving, drought-resistant plant occurs naturally on limestone glades, bald knobs, and dry prairies and is at home when planted in the rock garden.
Height: -30 Inches
Spread: 12-18 Inches
USDA Hardiness Zone: 3-9