rough blazing star

Liatris aspera (rough blazing star)

Botanical Name Liatris aspera
Common Name rough blazing star
Family Asteraceae
USDA Zone 3 to 8
Light Requirement Full Sun
Season(s) of interest Summer, Fall, Winter
Height and Spread
2-3ft x 1-1.5ft (60-90cm x 30-45cm)
Flower Color Rose-Purple to Lavender
Attracts Wildlife
Provides Food for Birds, Hosts Butterflies/Moths, Attracts Pollinators
Additional Information Native to the Chicago Region
Location in Lurie Garden
West Meadow, East Meadow, Southwest Light Plate, Southeast Light Plate