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Liatris spicata

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Description

Liatris spicata

The dense “blazing star” or “prairie gay feather” is a herbaceous perennial bulb.

Flower Colour: Lilac purple
Flowering Time: July-August
Height: 80cm/36″
Planting time: Spring
Position: Sun/part shade
Soil type: Well drained
Planting depth: 2 x depth of bulb
Spacing: 30cm/12″
Sold as: Bulb, (10/12)

Additional information

Quantity

5 Bulbs, 10 Bulbs

Care

  • Plant when danger of frost has passed and soil has warmed.
  • Alternatively start them off in a greenhouse.
  • Good in borders, pots or containers.
  • Make sure soil is well drained, planting 2- 3 times the depth of the bulb.
  • Water well after planting and keep moist.
  • Let the foliage die back naturally, to put the goodness back in the bulb.
  • In the right conditions these bulbs will naturalise.
  • Hardy in all but extreme conditions.

Delivery Information

 Please note: Dispatch is from the beginning of March