prairie blazing star

Botanical Name Liatris pycnostachya
Common Name prairie blazing star
Family Asteraceae
USDA Zone 3 to 9
Light Requirements Full Sun
Season(s) of interest Summer, Fall, Winter
Height and Spread 2-5ft x 1-2ft (60-150cm x 30-60cm)
Flower Color Lilac Purple
Attracts Wildlife Provides Food for Birds, Hosts Butterflies/Moths, Attracts Pollinators
Additional Information Native to the Chicago Region
Location in Lurie Garden Southwest Light Plate, Northeast Light Plate