Also known as
Kansas Gay Feather, Dense Blazing Star, Gay Feather, Blazingstar, Florist Gayfeather, Prairie-Pine, Marsh Blazing-Star, Sessile-Headed Blazing-Star
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5 years to reach maturity
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Button Snakewort Overview
Liatris spicata is a deciudous perennial species known by a wide range of common names, from the Asteraceae family. This plant typically grows to 70cm tall, producing narrow foliage and purple-pink flowers arranged on spikes from later summer to early autumn. This species is part of the Royal Horticultural Society “Plants for Pollinators” initiative to showcase plants which support pollinator populations by providing ample amounts of nectar and/ or pollen. A great choice for encouraging pollinating insect wildlife into your garden!
Common problems with Button Snakewort
How to propagate Button Snakewort
Divide in spring
Special features of Button Snakewort
Attracts useful insects
Other uses of Button Snakewort
Cutting bed, border, naturaliser, rock-gardens, flower arranging.