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Liatris aspera

Gayfeather

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.

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Description

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Pricing

10298 3 qt. 1 - $13.99 Ea.
98011 1 qt. 1 - $9.79 Ea.

Height:

30-36 Inches

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Spread:

18-24 Inches

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Hardiness Zone:

4-9

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Bloom Color:

Lavender, Magenta

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Pollinators
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Sun/Light Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Well-Drained
Moist/Well-Drained
Moist
Flowering Months
July
August
Foliage Color
Green
Attributes
Clay Soil
Cut Flower
Drought Tolerant
East-Coast Native
Long Blooming
Naturalizing
Interesting Notes

Long blooming and will rebloom if cut back. Interesting in that the blooms open from the top down.

Liatris aspera (Gayfeather)