liatris cylindracea (barrelhead gayfeather, ontario blazing star) native

Size: 1 litre

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  • tubular, fluffy, rose-purple flowers
  • average flower stalks have 15-25 loosely spaced blooms
  • blooms open at the top of the spike and then slowly open downward
  • narrow, dark green, grass-like foliage
  • bloom time: july to september
  • zone 4
  • height 20-25cm
  • spread 15-30cm
  • colour purple, mauve-lilac
  • thrives in full sun, poor soils and dry conditions and is often seen growing on hills or slopes
  • it will also grow in a loamy soil if the site is well-drained
  • full sun
  • attracts butterflies
  • attracts birds
  • drought tolerant, once established
  • native to ontario
  • (image courtesy of NVK nurseries, NVK holdings inc.)