Flower spikes in late summer sport 1" lavender tassel-like flowers. Coarser texture than Liatris spicata. Seeds are a real treat for goldfinches. Native plants, they are drought tolerant and attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds. Deer resistant.
Prefers full sun and average, dry to medium, well-drained soils. Tolerant of poor soils, drought, summer heat and humidity. Avoid wet soils in winter.
Characteristics & Attributes
Long blooming and will rebloom if cut back. Interesting in that the blooms open from the top down.