Liatris punctata
Plants of the Southwest

Liatris punctata

Spotted Gayfeather

Knee-high perennial bears dense purple spikes of small, intricate, fringed flowers. More flower stalks form over the years. Taproots to 15 ft. long help the plants cope with drought. Spotted Gayfeather blooms in late summer and fall. A wonderful cut or dried flower. Difficult to transplant. Sow in fall or cold stratify 1-3 months and sow in spring. Zones 3-8.

    Zones, Sun & Water Needs: 345678


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