Promoting the Use of Native Plant Species in the Home Landscape

Dense Blazing Star

Plant Leaf

Full Plant

Plant Berry/Flower

Latin Name: Liatris spicata

Flower Description:

Round pink/purple densely packed flowers in a spike cluster.

FamilyAster
Season BloomJul-Sept
HabitatFull sun well drained soil with wet to mesic moisture
CyclePerennials
Height3'-6'
Leaf DescriptionNarrow, crowded, toothless. Leaves become smaller as they ascend the stem.
Soil Type Wet
Light Source Sun
LocationWoodland