Litatris Spicata (Blazing Star); an eye catcher in the garden
Liatris Spicata (Blazing Star) has showy spikes of long lasting purple-magenta coloured flowers that resemble bottle brushes. Much loved by gardeners, The spiky leaved Liatris looks stunning combined with red coloured day lilies (Hemerocallis) and ornamental alliums. For flower interest, Liatris Spicata also combines beautifully with round flowering Dahlias.
Buy Liatris solitaire or in combination with other flower bulbs
Liatris is one of those low maintenance ornamental plants, many gardeners love. Because of their long flowering period, starting midsummer and extending into early autumn, Liatris Spicata is a key flowering plant for providing year round garden interest, as well as being an excellent cut flower and loved and visited by bees and butterflies. You can also buy Liatris bulbs as part of a combination of flower bulbs, like our ‘Happy Butterfly and Bee Mixture’, ‘Romantic Summer Garden Collection’ and square metre concept in purple.