Liatris spicata | Spike Gayfeather

Gayfeather is a forgiving plant that is easy to grow. Leaves are grasslike and form as a clump at the base of the plant. Spikelike flowers rise vertically above leaves in summer. Plant in well drained soil. 'Kobold' is an improved selection. Canopy coverage: 3 square feet.

Water Requirement: moderate

Sun Exposure: full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to -30F

Growth Rate: fast

Height: 3 feet high

Width: 2 feet wide


Foliage Color: medium green

Flower Color: purple, white

Flower Season: summer

Wildlife: bees, butterflies