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Liatris

'Trailblazer'

spicata

Originally selected for some red tips to the foliage, this tetraploid form of Liatris spicata only reaches 24 inches plus tall and 15–18 inches wide. Thick purple flowers in summer turn black as they go to seed. Extra showy and compact compared to the species. An improvement on 'Kobold'. Full sun; most any soil. Zones 4 to 9.

Liatris 'Trailblazer' is a dwarf version with extra thick blooms. Very showy in mass plantings.


COMMON NAME
Blazing Star / Gayfeather
ZONE
4 to 9
LIGHT
Full sun
HEIGHT
24 inches
SPREAD
15–18 inches
NATIVE
YES
BLOOM SEASON
Summer
YEAR OF INTRODUCTION
2015
ROYALTY
no royalty

PLUGS AVAILABLE

Intrinsic Perennial Gardens

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