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Liatris ligulistylis

Large-headed Gayfeather

Large purple flowers surround the tall, upright spike with the terminal flower being the largest. Blooms July to September. Drought tolerant and attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds. Deer resistant. Long blooming and will rebloom if cut back. Plants will stay shorter in poorer, drier soils.

Prefers full sun and average, dry to medium, well-drained soils. Prefers dry, sandy or rocky, alkaline 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

93744 3 qt. 1 - $14.99 Ea.

Height:

36-60 Inches

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Spread:

18-24 Inches

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Hardiness Zone:

4-9

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Bloom Color:

Magenta, Purple

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Pollinators
Songbirds
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
Reblooming
Interesting Notes

Interesting in that the blooms open from the top down.

Liatris ligulistylis (Large-headed Gayfeather)