Scientific Name : Liatris spicata
Common Name : Gayfeather
Hardiness Zone : 3a - 9b
Hardiness Degree : -40°F (-40°C)
Blooming Season : Summer, Autumn, Late Summer
Plant Habit : Columnar, Mounded, Upright
Characteristics : Heat Tolerant, Attracts Butterflies
Water : Medium
Fertilizer : None or when needed only
Spacing : 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)
Height : 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)
Width : 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)
Exposure : Sun
General Information : Abundant flower spikes on compact stalks are outstanding as cut or dried flowers and are a magnet for butterflies. Attractive planted with rudbeckia, echinacea or phlox.
Idea & Tips : Grow in light, moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun.
Grower Information : Shorter cultivar with thick, rosy violet flower spikes. This is the true original ‘Kobold’, raised from divisions, not seed. Only one root required per pot.