Purple Blazing Star
Long vase life as a cut flower
- SKU: 63014
- Zones: 3-9
- Height: 24 - 48 inches
- Shade Requirement: Full Sun
- Bloom Time: Mid to late summer.
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Purple Blazing Star
- Botanical NameLiatris spicata alba and purple
- Ships As8-10 CM BULB
- Height24 - 48 inches
- Spacing15 - 18 inches
- Spread12 - 18 inches
- Light RequirementsFull Sun
- Color DescriptionPurple
- Foliage TypeUnbranched, erect stems with thin, lanceolate, grass-like, mid-green foliage.
- Bloom TimeMid to late summer.
- Flower Form1', stiff, bottlebrush of dense flowers at top of each spike, opens at the top first and continues blooming downward.
- Soil RequirementsWell-drained, moderately fertile, sandy soil/tolerates excess soil moisture in summer but not in winter.
- Growth RateModerate
- PruningRemove spent flower stems and dead foliage to keep plants attractive. After flowering.
- Winter CareNone, except to mulch the first winter. Remove mulch in early spring, before new growth starts.
- State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
- Planting InstructionsPerforms best in full sun, but will tolerate some shade. Crown of plant should be planted at or just above the soil surface.
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**Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August
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