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Liatris spicata rosy purple

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Commonly known as 'Blazing star', a long lived perennial that blooms in late summer autumn when many other flowers have long finished. Dense, bottlebrush, like spikes of vibrant,  rosy-purple arise above fine grassy foliage. This outstanding cut flower is long lasting in the vase and very valuable in the garden. Leave bulbs to develop and will steadily increase.

  • Erect Habit
  • herbaceous perennial

Raise seedlings 

Prior to sowing: 3 months stratification 

Sowing Depth 3mm
When to sow in Australia

 Tropical/Sub- tropical: Spring, Autumn and Winter

Temperate: Late winter to Spring, Autumn

Cold: Spring and Autumn

Germination 5-7 weeks at 15-20°C
Plant Spacing 40cm
Height 60cm
Position Full Sun to part shade