Niche Gardens - North Carolina (NC) Native Pants

Liatris mucronata


Full Sun
Drought Tolerant
Cut Flowers
Dried Flowers
Attracts Birds
Attracts Butterflies

Liatris mucronata (Asteraceae)
(lie-A-tris mew-crow-NAY-tum)
Cusp Blazing Star

Native to the Hill Country of Texas and north into Missouri (thanks Pete!), this species wants a neutral or alkaline soil. Similar to Liatris spicata in flower color, overall size and appearance, L. mucronata is great for those of you with "sweet" soils. Native.

Bloom color: purple
Bloom period: early-fall
Height: 3-4'
Spread: 2'
Zones: 7-8

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