Feathery purple flowers are beloved by butterflies—covering 18-36" spikes beginning in midsummer. Outstanding blooms make an exciting addition to cut flowers in both fresh and dried bouquets creating a nice contrast to other perennials. Long-lived plants grow bigger and better each year.
Liatris spicata alba and purple
24 - 48 inches
12 - 18 inches
15 - 18 inches
Mid to late summer.
Performs best in full sun, but will tolerate some shade. Crown of plant should be planted at or just above the soil surface.
None, except to mulch the first winter. Remove mulch in early spring, before new growth starts.
8-10 CM BULB
1', stiff, bottlebrush of dense flowers at top of each spike, opens at the top first and continues blooming downward.
Unbranched, erect stems with thin, lanceolate, grass-like, mid-green foliage.
Remove spent flower stems and dead foliage to keep plants attractive. After flowering.
Well-drained, moderately fertile, sandy soil/tolerates excess soil moisture in summer but not in winter.
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When will my order ship?
Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:
|2019 Spring Shipping Schedule
||Perennials & Potted Plants
||5/6/19 - 6/21/19
||3/4/19 - 6/21/19
|7A & 7B
||2/25/19 - 6/21/19
|8A & 8B
||2/18/19 - 6/21/19
||2/11/19 - 6/21/19
|Last Order Date
||June 17th, 2019