Blazing Star Mix Seeds

$3.25

Blazing Star Mix Seeds
Liatris spicata Wildflower
White & Purple flower spike mix
Tolerates boggy to drought conditions
Organically Grown Perennial Flower Seeds for full sun
, Canada

Description

Liatris spicatablazing star Also Known as Gayfeather, Blazing Star

Blazing Star Mix Seeds

 

Type: Perennial, herbaceous
Wild flower
Bloom: Aug to Sept, mid to late summer
Flower: White & Purple dense spikes 6-15” tall
Height: 2-3’ tall
12-18” spacing
Light: Full Sun
Soil: Like moist conditions but must be well drained. Moderately fertile
Moisture: Continually moist to soggy
Zone: 3-10
Use: Border, perennial or wild flower garden, herbaceous border
Tolerances: Heavier soil than other species. Bog conditions and drought
Notes: Important plant in the fall during butterfly and hummingbird migrations
Cut flower spike by ½ to encourage bloom. Unlike other varieties of blazing star, actually like moist conditions provided area is very well drained
Grow with: Red Hot Poker, Black Eyed Susan, Bachelors Button, Lavender

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Liatris spicata Seed Propagation
Indoors: Surface sow seeds & cover very lightly with 1/16″ soil in March to moist seed starting medium. Light required to germinate. Enclose in zip lock & leave in the freezer or put outside for for 10 days. Bring indoors, to under lights & maintain soil temperature 70F until germination. Grow on slightly cooler. Harden off & transplant to sun 20″ apart
Outdoors: Sow in late Fall

 

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