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Blazing Star

Blazing Star
(Liatris squarrosa)

Height:

  • 2 – 3 feet

Bloom:

  • July – Aug.

Classification:

  • Native
  • Perennial

Sun:

  • Full sun

Soil moisture:

  • Medium to dry (preferred)

Provides food for:

  • Butterflies (flowers),
  • Native bees (flowers),
  • Caterpillars (foliage)

Notes:

  • Doesn’t like really rich or wet soils

Native Range:

USDA range map for blazing star
Map credit: USDA Plants Database 

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