Northern Blazing Star


aka: New England Blazing Star,
aka: Eastern Blazing Star,
aka: Savanna Blazing Star
aka: Large Blazing Star
Liatris scariosa var. nieuwlandii
Asteraceae


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Spikes of pink/purple flower heads in interrupted clusters from July through October, basal leaves linear & up to 10 inch long, good cut flower, attracts butterflies and birds (esp. hummingbirds and goldfinches), tolerant of drought and erosion, actually prefers dry sandy/rocky soil, clump-forming.

Dry To Average
Full Sun
1-5 foot tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 3a to 9b
Perennial

Other names: Northeastern Blazing Star, Eastern Blazing Star, Large Blazing Star, Savannah Blazing Star, and Devil's Bite

Native Range: s ME to WI, south to AL

Germination - Easy: Cold Stratify 8 weeks followed by fluctuating temperatures

Northern Blazing Star 3.5 inch pot $9.50

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