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Liatris spicata/Blazing Star - Blue Pre-Order Now; Ships Spring 2022

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25 Bulbs $19.95
50 Bulbs $35.95 10%
100 Bulbs $64.95
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  • Perennial; Blue Blooms That Attract Pollinators
  • Summer Blooming, North American Native
  • Prefers Sun/Partial Shade

Product Description

Blue Liatris Spicata Bulbs

This beautiful North American Native perennial is remarkably easy to grow! Thriving in full sun and quite tolerant of soil conditions, this beautiful and eye-catching bloom is found wild in prairie lands and widely cultivated in home gardens!

Wonderfully attractive to bees and butterflies, Liatris is a favorite of florists as well, favored for its long lasting bloom.

  • Fast Facts

    Name:Liatris spicata/Blazing Star - Blue
    Life Cycle:Perennial
    Light Requirement:Full Sun, Partial Sun
    Planting Season:Spring
    Features:Attracts Pollinators, Attracts Hummingbirds, Cut Flower Garden, Good for Dried Flowers, Deer Resistant,
    Color:Purple
    Blooms:Summer, Late Summer
    Plant Height:36-48 inches
    Plant Spacing:4-8 inches
    Planting Depth:3 inches
    Hardiness Zones:5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Ships:Spring
  • Planting Instructions

    How to Plant Blue Blazing Star/Liatris Spicata

    When to Plant Blazing Star/Liatris Spicata

    Plant your corms in the Spring, as soon as the soil is workable and the danger of frost has passed.

    Where to Plant Blazing Star/Liatris Spicata

    Select an area that receives Full Sun and that is a well-draining bed with rich soil. Avoid sites that collect standing water. Blazing Stars are relatively drought tolerant, can tolerate some shade, is naturally pest & disease resistant, and deer typically ignores them.

    How to Plant Blazing Star/Liatris Spicata

    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. 

    How to Care for Blazing Star/Liatris Spicata

    Once blooms are established, dead head any blooms that are spent to prolong bloom time. After blooming season, cut back stalks to the grassy leaves. If you choose, you can leave the seed heads and stalks until spring for migrating birds to eat.

    Download Printable Planting Guide

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