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Prairie Blazing Star

Liatris pycnostachya

In July and August, unbranched stalks of Prairie Blazing Star bear dense spikes of fuschia flowers on strong stems creating dramatic landscape statement. Nectar-rich flowers of Prairie Blazing Star attract butterflies and hummingbirds.

Tall, dense flower spikes
Attracts butterflies and birds
Good cut flower
In stock!
 Item  Height  Size  Price  Qty
12603 4-10in S3-1 RPM $9.95

Gardening Suggestions for Prairie Blazing Star:

Do not fertilize or over water to prevent "lodging" (top-heavy growth that falls over). Produced using Forrest Keeling's patented RPM Root Production Method ® technology for exceptional growth and survivability.

Key Characteristics:

Average
Songbirds
Midwest Native
Height:
30-42 Inches
Spread:
12-24 Inches
Hardiness Zone:
3 - 9

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:
Pale Purple Coneflower Pale Purple Coneflower
Yellow Coneflower Yellow Coneflower

Additional Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Songbirds
Upland Birds and Game
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Exposure
Full Sun
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Habit
Perennial
Program
Grow Native!
Attributes
Midwest Native
Naturalizing
Rain Gardens and Bioswales
Sun-loving
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