Liatris aspera – Rough Blazing Star
A Missouri native perennial, Rough Blazing Star, Liatris aspera, can be found growing in Missouri prairies and meadows. From tufts of 12″ long narrow leaves comes tall 2-3′ tall flowers stalks with fluffy, deep rose purple flowers heads. Makes a delightful cut flower. Also known as Gayfeather.
Plant in full sun in soil that has been amended with compost or other organic matter. Add a starter fertilizer at planting. Although drought tolerant, for best results keep well watered especially when plants are budding up and blooming, and during dry spells.
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