Blazing Star (Liatris spicata) Seed


Seed packages contain a generous amount of seed for the home gardener.

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Blazing StarĀ is easily grown in moist but well-drained soil in full sun. It is characterized by its long, grass-like leaves and its purple flower spikes. This plant can grow up to 3-4 ft. or more in optimum conditions, and is perfect for floral arrangements.

Type: Perennial
Growing Zones: 3 – 9
Sow: Start indoors in pots during autumn, as the seeds need cold stratification and scarification to germinate. Cover and let sit in sunny area for 8 weeks before planting outside after the danger of frost has passed.
Sow Depth: 1/4 in.
Days to Germinate: 20 – 45 after stratification
Special Maintenance: Cold stratification and scarification before planting
Days to Harvest: 10-14
Sunlight: Full sun
Bloom Time: July – September
Bloom Description: Bright purple flower plumes
Drought Tolerance Moderate
Special Properties: Attracts bees, butterflies, deer-resistant

Additional information

Weight .03 lbs
Dimensions 3.75 × 2.25 × .1 in


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