Niche Gardens - North Carolina (NC) Native Pants

Liatris acidota


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Drought Tolerant
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Liatris acidota (Asteraceae)
(lie-A-tris ah-cy-DOE-ta)
Sharp Gayfeather

A shorter, more delicate species from the Cajun prairie region of TX and southwestern LA. Tufted grassy foliage and vertical wands of soft-lavender bloom from midsummer into fall; an excellent architectural specimen or accent plant that shoots up through its neighbors. Tough and adaptive, tolerating soils ranging from sand to clay in dry-to-moist sunny sites.

Bloom color: dark-lavender
Bloom period: mid-summer
Height: 2-3'
Spread: 1'
Zones: 7-9

Container size: Qt.
Price: $12
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