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Blazing Star

Liatris spicata 'Kobold Original'

Compact variety with bright rosy-lavender flower spikes.


Bloom Time:

Blooms mid to late summer

Mature Height:

18-30 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

2-9 Find your zone


Full Sun,Partial Sun

Features and Usage:

Greenhouse Growing Instructions:

Grow at 50-65°F in high light keeping evenly moist, allow soil to dry slightly in between watering. Once actively growing fertilizer can be applied. Keep foliage dry to avoid disease. Finishes in 8-10 weeks based on growing conditions.
Plants Per Gallon: 1
Storage Temperature Prior to Planting: 28
Cooler Humidity Prior to Planting: Low

Transplanting Instructions:

Plant in well draining professional potting soil. Place bulbs pointy side up and cover bulbs with 2" of soil. Once planted, water well and apply a broad spectrum fungicide according to directions to avoid crown and root rot.

Homeowner Planting and Maintenance Tips:

Blazing Stars are easy to grow in moist, well-drained soil. Prefers full to partial sun.

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We have done our best to describe this plant as accurately as possible, however, different climates
and growing conditions in different parts of the country will affect height, bloom time, and color.