Liatris elegans

blazing-star

Asteraceae (Compositae)

wildlife plant   wildlife plant  


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Plant Specifics

Form: flower
Life Span: short-lived perennial
Flower Color: flower color   flower color      white,lavender
Noted for: Showy flowers

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Wildflower garden.
Propagation: Seeds are available through the Florida Wildflowers Growers Cooperative.
Light: light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
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Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, loam
Soil pH Range: acidic to neutral

Ecology

Wildlife:
wildlife plant   wildlife plant  
Attracts butterflies and bees.
Native Habitats: Sandhill, mesic flatwoods.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   8A,8B,9A,9B