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Rough Blazing Star

Liatris aspera

Rough Blazing Star is an upright, clump-forming, native perennial. This wildflower occurs on dry prairies and rights-of-way. Flower spikes are composed of rounded, fluffy, deep rose-purple flower heads (each 3/4" across) which are crowded into long, terminal flower spikes atop rigid, leafy flower stalks.

Erect spikes of rosy-purple bloom late in season
Attracts butterflies
Easy-to-grow and naturalize
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 Item  Height  Size  Price  Qty
12602 4-10in S3-1 RPM $9.95

More About Liatris aspera:

Blooms later (late summer to fall) than most other Liatris species. This species is distinguished from other Liatris species by its rough appearance, which lends the wildflower its common name.

Gardening Suggestions for Rough Blazing Star:

Produced using Forrest Keeling's patented RPM Root Production Method ® technology for exceptional growth and survivability.

Key Characteristics:

Midwest Native
Cut Flower
Average
Songbirds
Drought Tolerant
Butterflies
Height:
24-36 Inches
Spread:
12-18 Inches
Hardiness Zone:
3 - 8

RPM: Scientifically Proven to Grow Faster and Healthier

Forrest Keeling Nursery is the world-renowned originator of the RPM (root production method®) RPM technology. Our patented RPM tree technology yields unsurpassed survivability and plant growth, which makes Forrest Keeling plants the benchmark for wetland restorations and large-scale installations in any application.

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Great Garden Neighbors:
Little Bluestem Little Bluestem
Gray-head Coneflower Gray-head Coneflower
Black-eyed Susan Black-eyed Susan
Prairie Dropseed Prairie Dropseed

Additional Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Songbirds
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Exposure
Full Sun
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Habit
Perennial
Program
Grow Native!
Attributes
Sun-loving
Cut Flower
Drought Tolerant
Midwest Native
Naturalizing
Border or Bed
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Characteristics Key

Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humming- birds
Songbirds
Butterflies
Dry
Average
Moist, Well-Drained
Wet Soil
Cut Flower
Midwest Native
Dried Flower
Salt Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Climbing
Fragrant
Container
Great Foliage