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Liatris pycnostachya

Prairie Blazing Star

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Item #: 3798

Zones: 3a to 8b

Height: 48" tall

Culture: Sun

Origin: United States

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?

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This amazing prairie native is the most stunning of the blazing star family. The giant 4' tall stems, clothed with narrow green leaves, are topped starting in mid-July with massive spikes of bottle-brush-like flower spikes. This is one of the best blazing stars for making an impact in the perennial border. L. pycnostachya prefers a moist rich soil for best results.