Liatris spicata - Blazing Star
  • Liatris spicata - Blazing Star

    $4.00Price

    20 open pollinated seeds from our gardens for $4.00.

     

    It is essential that Liatris spicata seeds are fresh.  These seeds are from this season’s harvest. 

     

    Liatris spicata, is an herbaceous perennial flowering plant in the sunflower and daisy family Asteraceae. It is native to eastern North America where it grows in moist prairies and sedge meadows.  However, it needs to be noted that this plants does not like humid conditions.   Grows to a height of approximately 60cm.  Liatris makes a tall, eye-catching statement in flower beds, containers, cutting gardens, and naturalized settings.

     

    Excellent cut flower. 

     

    Seeds are sown in autumn as they need exposure to the cold for germination. Seeds may also be placed in the refrigerator if your winters are not cold enough. Seeds can be direct sown or started in pots. These seeds are sown with a light covering of soil or potting mix. Water and keep damp but not wet. Plants need to be around 10cm before plating out into the garden. Plants started from seed will bloom in their second year of maturity.