Purple Liatris or Gayfeather


Posted by deer resistant gardener | Posted in flowers, Liatris | Posted on 28-02-2010


Purple liatris spicata. Liatris, also known as Blazing Star or Gayfeather, is a plant native to wide open prairies. Therefore, they are extremely tolerant of drought conditions and the hot summer sun. Add this hardy perennial to your garden and get ready to do some butterfly watching! Also use the vibrant purple spikes to add interest to a summer bouquet!

  • Sunlight: Full Sun
  • Considered Deer Resistant: Yes
  • Flower/Plant Spreads over time: Yes
  • Beautiful Fragrance: Yes
  • Good for Containers: Yes
  • Can be grown indoors: Yes

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