Blazing star


 

Blazing star
(Liatris squarrosa)

 

Height:

    • 2 – 3 feet

Bloom:

    • July – Aug.

Classification:

    • Native, perennial

Sun:

    • Full sun

Soil moisture:

    • Medium to dry (preferred)

Used by:

    • Butterflies (flowers),
    • Native bees (flowers),
    • Caterpillars (foliage)

Notes:

    • Doesn’t like really rich or wet soils

Kentucky Pollinators & Backyard Wildlife articles:

Scaly Blazing Star

Painted Ladies

Native range in North America:

 

 

Back to plant list