Liatris pycnostachya - Prairie Blazing Star
Prairie Blazing Star (Liatris pycnostachya) is a showy perennial with a coarse, hairy stem. Its short, fuzzy, grass-like leaves crowd the lower portion of the stem. The upper half of the stem forms a dense spike of purple tufted flowers that gives it a fuzzy appearance. After bloom, its flowerheads and grassy foliage turn bronze in the fall. Prairie Blazing Star is the tallest of the blazing stars reaching heights of five feet, and make great background plants to lower-growing perennials.
Soil Moisture: Moderate, Wet
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
Height: 3' - 5'
Spread: 1' - 2'
Hardiness Zone: 3 - 9
Bloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: July, August
Attracts: Birds, Butterflies, Pollinators
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