Liatris spicata
Plants of the Southwest

Liatris spicata

Spiked Gayfeather

Spiked Gayfeather is similar to the Spotted Gayfeather, but taller and thirstier. Native to the Great Plains. Its stiff, cylindrical flowering stalks grow to 3 ft. A good dried or cut flower. This perennial will add stunning variety, texture and beauty to your border or meadow. Sow in fall or cold stratify 1-2 months and sow in spring. Needs light to germinate. Zones 3-8.

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