Liatris ligulistylis
(meadow blazing star)
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Category: Herbaceous Plants

Photo Credits: Bernie Bengston, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Height: 36 – 48 inches


Spread:  24 inches


Location: Sides


Native Status: WY, CO


Comments & Cautions:
excellent for butterflies and birds; tends to flop and may need staking; can be difficult to establish


Recommended For:

  • Bioretention and Rain Gardens

This plant prefers that the level of moisture in your soil be: Moist or Average

This plant prefers Loam or Clay soil.

The plant DOES NOT have a salt tolerance.


Bloom and Interest Season:

Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
June
July
Aug
Sept
Oct
Nov
Dec

Plant Form

upright and mound-forming

Foliage

basal tufts of narrow green leaves; medium texture

Flowers

fluffy, thistle-like, deep rose-purple flowers on columnar inflorescences; flowers open at same time within the flower head; July-September

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