Liatris, Kobold

Liatris Kobold

Blooms: July to September

Height: 18-24"

Exposure: Full sun

Growing information:


Liatris, also known as blazing star or gayfeather, is renowned for its striking and vibrant flowers. The tall, slender spikes of flowers not only add a pop of color to your garden but also attract butterflies, bees, and other pollinators, making it a valuable addition to any pollinator-friendly garden.

One of the standout features of liatris is its ability to thrive in dry and arid conditions. This makes it an excellent choice for our dry summer weather. Liatris is highly adaptable and can withstand drought, making it a resilient and hardy plant that requires minimal watering and care.

When properly cared for, liatris can provide you with weeks of stunning blooms. The flowers open from the top of the spike downwards, creating a beautiful cascading effect. As the lower flowers fade, new ones continue to open, ensuring a continuous display of color in your garden. Liatris is also an excellent cut flower, making it a popular choice for floral arrangements and bouquets.

Whether you have a small garden, a large landscape, or even a container garden, liatris can thrive in various settings. It is a versatile plant that can adapt to different soil types, including sandy or clay soils. Liatris prefers full sun but can tolerate partial shade, making it suitable for a wide range of garden environments. With its easy-going nature, liatris is an ideal choice for both beginner and experienced gardeners.

Liatris is not only attractive to butterflies and bees but also to other beneficial insects such as ladybugs and lacewings. These insects help control pests in your garden, creating a natural and balanced ecosystem. By growing liatris, you are not only enhancing the beauty of your garden but also promoting a healthy and sustainable environment.



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