Scaly Blazing Star (Liatris squarrosa)

Scaly Blazing Star (Liatris squarrosa)

Short, compact Blazing Star that can handle dry, rocky soils. Great for garden borders where smaller plants are needed. Unique flower heads and slender leaves make it a beauty up-close.


Sun:    Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture:    Dry
Height:    3 feet
Blooms:    July, Aug, Sept
Color:    Purple
Spacing:    12″
Zones:    4-8
Benefits:    Butterflies, Pollinators, Birds, Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant

Design Tips

Plant near borders where its interesting flowers and foliage can be seen up close.

Companion Plants

Butterfly Milkweed
Grey Goldenrod