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Liatris microcephala

Gayfeather / Grassy Blazing Star

Fine, shiny, deep green grassy foliage sends up numerous spikes of rosy purple flowers in late summer. Native plants that are drought tolerant and attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds. Deer resistant. Long blooming and may rebloom if cut back.


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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.

Featured
Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Pollinators
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Sun/Light Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-Drained
Moist/Well-Drained
Moist
Flowering Months
July
August
Foliage Color
Green
Additional Information about Liatris microcephala

Interesting in that the blooms open from the top down.