Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Spring
Color Purple
Growth Habit Clumping, Upright
Bloom Season Summer through Late Summer

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Pollinators
Use Cut Flower Garden, Dried Flowers
Growing Conditions Cold Tolerant, Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Outdoor, Poor Soil Tolerant
Plant Resistance Deer, Rabbit

About Blue - Liatris Bulbs (Blazing Star)


Seed Type Corm

This North American Native, Liatris Spicata Blazing Star Blue perennial is a plant that is easy to grow and a favorite of florists for its lasting blooms. It thrives in full sun and is quite tolerant of soil conditions. The wild plant is found in prairies and cultivated in home gardens as it is beneficial as well as attractive, bringing many beneficial bees and butterflies to the garden.

Planting Information

Planting Blue - Liatris Bulbs (Blazing Star)

Planting Season Spring
Light Requirement Full Sun, Partial Shade
Planting Depth 3 inches
Plant Height 36 to 48 inches
Plant Spacing 4 to 8 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
View our Liatris Planting Guide to learn more.


Recommended Coverage
100 Bulbs / Spring-Planted | Ships in Spring Up to 6.75 Sq. Ft
20 Bulbs / Spring-Planted | Ships in Spring Up to 1.75 Sq. Ft
40 Bulbs / Spring-Planted | Ships in Spring Up to 3.5 Sq. Ft

Companions Plants

Companion Plants for Blue - Liatris Bulbs (Blazing Star)