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Liatris spicata

Gayfeather

Plants form a clump of grassy looking leaves, bearing tall spikes of lavender flowers beginning in midsummer. The flowers bloom from the top of the spikes downward. Drought tolerant once well established. Attracts butterflies.

  • »  Herbaceous perennial
  • »  Bright purple, long-lasting flower spikes
  • »  Wonderful cut-flower
  • »  Blooms open from top of the spike downward
  • »  Narrow, dark-green, grass-like foliage
  • »  Use for naturalizing or in perennial borders

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  • Category:Perennial
  • Hardiness Zone:3-8
  • Height:2-4 ft
  • Spread:8-18 in