Spicata Liatris has spiky, purple blooms that rise out of grassy, narrow-leaved foliage adding interesting texture to any garden. These blooms start opening from the top down and are great for cut flowers. When the flowers start to fade in the vase just cut off that part and the rest will keep blooming and last for a while. The blooms spikes will attract nectar-loving creatures to your garden. Liatris is native to the eastern part of North America often found in moist or marshy areas or in prairies or meadows.
Spacing: Plant 15″ to 18″ apart.
Height: Grows 36″ to 48″ tall.
How To Grow: Plant in full sun.
Outstanding Features: Attracts bees and butterflies and is deer and rabbit resistant.
Tips: Average water needs. Do not over water.
Uses: Garden Bed, Containers, Landscapes, Cut Flowers
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