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Liatris aspera - Rough Blazing Star

Image of Rough Blazing Star (Liatris aspera) taken by Allendan Seed Company
SKU: 95
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Rough Blazing Star (Liatris aspera) is a showy perennial with a slightly zig-zag stem and short stiff hairs on its central stem and short narrow basal leaves. Along the upper half of the stem is a spike of fluffy, deep purple flowers that mostly open at the same time. After bloom, the flowerheads turn brown as it matures and releases its seeds. The corms of this plant were known to be eaten by Native American tribes as an emergency survival food.


Soil Moisture:  Dry, Moderate

Sun Exposure:  Full Sun

Height:  2' - 3'

Spread:  1'

Hardiness Zone:  3 - 8

Bloom Color:  Purple

Bloom Time:  August, September

Attracts:  Butterflies, Birds, Pollinators

Return Policy

Returns of standard seed mixes and individual species must be made in the original unopened packaging within 10 days of delivery. If you wish to return live plants, you must do so within 5 days of delivery. Returns of standard mixes, individual species, and live plants are subject to a restocking fee of 25%. Custom seed mixes may not be returned. When returning non-damaged goods, the buyer is responsible for shipping charges, and return shipping may be made by whatever means the buyer selects.

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