Liatris cylindracea (Dwarf Blazing Star)

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  • Regular price $ 133.00

50 plug flat projected to be ready August 1st, 2021

The shortest of the blazing stars native to the Chicago Region, Dwarf Blazing Star, reaches only about a foot. A cluster of fluffy violet flowers begins blooming starting in July and blossom into October. The bright green strappy leaves decrease in size as they ascend the stem. Beloved of pollinators, especially bees and monarchs. A few moths species choose this plant as a larval host. Unfortunately, if you have rabbit and deer they readily over consume it.

  • Sun Exposure Prairie/Savanna
  • Soil Conditions Mesic, Dry Mesic, Dry
  • Height 1'-3'
  • Flower Color Purple
  • Flower Time July, August, September

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