Liatris savannensis

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Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
10A 9A 9B 

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Savanna Gayfeather

Asteraceae (Compositae)

Plant Specifics

Size:2.5 to 4.25 ft.  Basal leaves spread to about 1 ft but often not present at fowering.
Life Span:Short-lived perennial
Flower Color:Rose, purple
Fruit Color:White
Phenology:Winter dormant with basal rosette obvious spring-summer. Blooms in fall.


Recommended Uses:Wildflower garden.
Light: Full Sun
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
Moisture Tolerance: Somewhat moist, no flooding ----- to ----- Not wet but not extremely dry
Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.
Salt Spray Tolerance:Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray



Attracts butterflies and bees.