Liatris spicata/Blazing Star - Alba Out for Season
Availability & Turnaround Time
All seeds are shipped year-round, while flower bulbs are shipped on a seasonal basis. Typical turnaround times for in-stock items is between 2 – 5 business days.
|Zones 2 – 10||Year-Round|
|Spring Planted Bulbs & Perennials (March - June):|
|Zones 8 – 10 Pre-Orders||Mid March|
|Zones 7 Pre-Orders||Late March-Early April|
|Zones 6 Pre-Orders||Early-Mid April|
|Zones 5 Pre-Orders||Mid-Late April|
|Zones 2 – 4 Pre-Orders||Late April-Early May|
|All Zones Ship Until Inventory is Sold Out||May - June|
|Saffron Crocus & Bearded Iris (Late August - November):|
|All Zones||Start Shipping late August|
|Fall Planted Bulbs & Perennials (September - January):|
|Zones 2-4 Pre-Orders||Mid September|
|Zones 5 Pre-Orders||Mid-Late September|
|Zones 6 Pre-Orders||Late September|
|Zones 7 Pre-Orders||Late September - Early October|
|Zones 8-10 Pre-Orders||Early October|
|All Zones Ship Until Inventory is Sold Out||Mid October - January|
|Fall Perennial Roots/Bulbs* & Amaryllis Bulbs (October - January)|
*Fall Perennial Roots/Bulbs include: Hosta Roots, Siberian Iris Roots, Lily Bulbs, Papaver Roots and Peony Roots.
We try our utmost to maintain reliable inventory of all products, and are very proud of our record in doing so. However, as we are a company engaged in what Mother Nature provides, we do sometimes experience shortages and crop failures beyond our control. If, for any reason, we are required to backorder any portion of your order, rest assured we will keep you apprised of updated shipping information and/or any other options that may satisfy your needs and wishes.
Alba Liatris Spicata Bulbs
Native to North American Prairie lands, Liatris spicata, or simply Liatris, is a beautiful and easily grown garden perennial. A wonderful cut flower, the tall spikes of showy blooms last forever in arrangements!
Easy to grow in full sun, this uniquely white Liatris cultivar is excellent for attracting beautiful butterflies and beneficial bees!
When to Plant
Plant your Liatris Spicata Corms in the Spring, as soon as the soil is workable and the danger of frost has passed.
Where to Plant
Select an area that receives Full Sun and that is a well-draining bed with rich soil. Avoid sites that collect standing water.
How to Plant
Prepare your planting area by spreading 2 inches of compost over the area and dig the compost into the top 6 to 8 inches of soil. Compost will aid in drainage and improve the nutrient content of the soil.;
- Dig a 6-inch-deep hole for each corm. Space the holes 12 to 15 inches apart in all directions.
- Set each Corm at a 3" depth, with its flat side on the bottom and fill in the hole with soil.
- Water the bed lightly so the soil is moist, but not saturated.
- Blazing Stars are relatively drought tolerant, can tolerate some shade, is naturally pest & disease resistant, and deer typically ignores them.
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